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Dunedin Airport Bus

Dunedin Airport (DUD), also known as Momona Airport, is the international airport serving the city of Dunedin and the Otago region, New Zealand. It is among the five busiest airports in New Zealand serving as the main gateway to the Lower South New Zealand. Each year, the airport handles around 1 million passengers. It is located about 22 km from Dunedin centre with several ways of getting to and from.

How to get from Dunedin Airport to Dunedin

Note: Dunedin Airport is currently working on terminal expansion which will change the current drop-off zone for cars, taxis and shuttles. 


Getting from Dunedin Airport to the city by taxi might be the fastest way, but not the cheapest. The airport has local taxi partners such as Dunedin Taxi, but it also offers other transfer and shuttle companies. You will find a taxi rank in fron of the terminal, but you can also book via mobile app. It is possible to pay in cash and by card, the regular price from the airport to Dunedin starts from around 70 NZD or more. 


Another way to travel from Dunedin Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.

Renting a car

Those who prefer to explore the area on their own, the best option would be to rent a car directly at the airport. This might be even cheaper than taking a taxi. You will find offices of several rental agencies at the airport. However, you can always rent a car online and avoid potential queues at the airport.

Renting a bus

Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.


FAQ – Dunedin Airport

I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?

Not at all, transport opinions such as taxis and private transfer are available 24/7, so you can book them whenever you arrive at the airport.

Can I exchange money at the airport?

You will find Westpac ATM at the font of the entrance to Dunedin Airport.

Can I leave my luggage at the airport?

Yes, there is a luggage storage service at the airport. The service costs 5 NZD per day per piece.

I continue my journey outside Dunedin, are there any direct lines from the airport?

Not directly from the airport, but you can reach the main bus station in Dunedin and check the options. You can also search the desired routes directly on GetByBus

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