Auckland Airport (AKL)
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Pickup at Auckland Airport (AKL)
Find your pickup location
Choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Check the app for details
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride requested. Follow the instructions in the app to meet your driver either kerbside or at the designated rideshare pickup location.
Confirm your location
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app (please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit). If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Auckland Airport Map
The designated rideshare pickup zones are located outside the domestic and international terminal. For domestic travellers, the Premium pick up area for Comfort, Business Comfort & Assist is outside Door 4 exit in the third lane in front of the terminal. For UberX and other services, the rideshare area for pickup and drop off is located at the rear of the multi-storey parking building.
Top questions from riders
- Can riders be picked up at Auckland Airport using the Uber app?
Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Auckland Airport.
- Where do I meet my driver for a pickup at Auckland Airport?
At the international terminal, the rideshare pickup area is located outside door 11, next to McDonald’s in the Arrivals Hall. For domestic travellers, the Premium pick up area for Comfort & Assist is outside Door 4 exit in the third lane in front of the terminal. For UberX and other services, the rideshare area for pickup and drop off is located at the rear of the multi-storey parking building.
- Is there an airport fee for trips requested through the Uber app?
Yes, Auckland Airport charges an access fee for Uber pickups, and it’s automatically added to your fare when you request a ride from AKL. The access fee amount depends on the terminal the trip is requested from and the ride option selected: - Domestic Terminal pickups: $3.00 - Domestic Terminal drop-offs: $3.00 - International Terminal pickups: $5.00 - International Terminal drop-offs: $2.00
Auckland Airport visitor information
Auckland Airport (AKL) is the busiest airport in New Zealand based on passenger numbers, serving thousands of travellers every day. The airport is located 13 miles (21 kilometers) from the centre of the city of Auckland. 26 domestic destinations and 48 international destinations can be reached from the airport across a number of carriers, including Air New Zealand, Qantas and Jetstar.
AKL Airport terminals
AKL Airport has 2 passenger terminals: International and Domestic, with a bus service running between the two. AKL Airport lounges can be found in the International terminal as well as a range of restaurants and bars catering for all types of travellers.
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