Ponsonby Backpackers is within meters of numerous cafes, restaurants, and bars, gift shops, grocery stores, banks, clothing and designer shops, health stores, doctors and most other services you may require.
$3.50 fare on the inner city circuit “Link” bus puts you in touch with all of Auckland’s fantastic inner city suburbs and destinations.
Directions from the Airport- Bus
Take the Skybus to Queens Street and get off at the bottom by the Oakley store. Walk down to the end of the street and turn right at the ANZ bank onto Customs Street West. Take the 020 bus to 13 Franklin Road, which is just opposite the hostel.
Directions from the Airport- Direct
For a more direct route book a super shuttle for $25 plus an extra $10 for any additional persons. Super shuttle provides 24hr service to and from the airport which makes getting to us super easy. We can book this for you at no extra cost and we will just add it to your bill.
We have two spots available on our drive that are first come first serve. On Franklin Road you can only park for 2 hours between 8am-6pm and then it’s free from the hours of 6 pm – 8 am. Alternatively, if you use the website parkopedia.co.nz this will show you all the parking in the area, along with the costs at each spot.