Bus Services to Waitakere College

Please see the above Bus Route links.

Some students on these routes may be eligible for school transport assistance. Eligibility criteria can be found at www.multiserve.co.nz, Student Transport, Downloads, Fact Sheets 1-12.

Other students will pay the fare. Tickets for these runs can be purchased from Ritchies Bus Depot, 619 Swanson Road.

The bus services below are fare paying. Bus Concession Cards can be purchased from Westfield Shopping Centre Information Desk, or pay fare to the Driver. The Driver can then top up the card.

  • Te Atatu South: route numbers 040, 058 Public Bus leaves from Te Atatu North shops, 072 am public bus or 072 School Bus
  • Kelston: route number 030
  • New Lynn: route number 115
  • West Harbour: route number 050

The above routes can be found at https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry

Oratia: route number LS7 is a fare paying bus run by Liston College that Waitakere College students can use if there is space.

Other public bus services in the area may be available; check the Maxx site

Travel by train is an alternative. Where possible, we encourage students to walk or ride their bike to school.

For further information about our College buses, contact Mr Bruce Scott, 09 836 7890 ext 880


Waitakere College is a successful mid-sized secondary school located in the heart of West Auckland.