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Plan your travel early to the Farmers Santa Parade

MEDIA RELEASE
Wednesday 21 November
Plan your travel early to the Farmers Santa Parade

Take the family on board a bus, train or ferry to the annual Auckland Farmers Santa Parade on Sunday 25 November, 2pm.

The parade is one of Auckland’s most popular Christmas event and public transport and roads in and out of the city will be busier than usual.

To accommodate the parade and public safety, roads around the parade route will be closed and parking restrictions will apply.

There are a range of transport options and fares; however people should check in advance which suits them best and make plans to travel early. Check by using the journey planner at www.at.co.nz

If the event is moved to the rain date of Sunday 2 December some services may not operate.

Travel to the parade by train:

Event trains operate approximately every 15 minutes on most lines in to the city from 10.30am.

Event trains depart Onehunga and Manukau approximately every 30 minutes in to the city from 10.30am.

Limited services will depart from Pukekohe and Helensville. Event trains departing from Helensville will stop at Waimauku and Huapai for Britomart. After the parade passengers travelling to Helensville and Pukekohe will have dedicated entrances for priority boarding.

Normal fares apply. Pre-purchase your Family Pass from Britomart, Newmarket, and New Lynn and Papakura ticket offices or on trains on the day.

Travel to the parade by bus:
Bus services will operate to a Sunday timetable. Normal fares apply.
Some bus stops in the central city will differ due to the parade. Auckland Transport ambassadors will be on site to help passengers.
Travel to the parade by ferry:
Ferries will operate to a Sunday timetable. Normal fares apply.
Parking in the city:
The Civic Centre car park will be closed to the public. Parking is available in the Downtown, K’Road and Victoria Street car park buildings.

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