Archive for the ‘New Routes’ Category

Hamilton to Whangarei from $1 + booking fee

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

Now you can travel between Whangarei and Hamilton from $1 (plus booking fee). The low cost bus service runs every day in both directions. Fares start at $1 (plus booking fee) on every bus and all our bus fares are cheap even if you don’t get the $1 (plus booking fee) fare.

There are three bus stops in Hamilton: by the Base, at the Transport Centre and by Waikato Uni – so is a great choice wherever you are going in Hamilton.

More buses between Tauranga and Auckland and now serving Waihi, Paeroa, Ngatea & Katikati

Friday, April 13th, 2007® is delighted to announce more buses between Mount Maunganui, Tauranga and Auckland – there are now two buses a day at convenient times. One bus goes via Hamilton, as now, while the second bus goes via these places:

  • Katikati
  • Paeroa
  • Waihi
  • Waihi Beach
  • Ngatea and
  • Maramarua.

This gives the fastest service between Mt Maunganui / Tauranga and Auckland as we miss out the detour via Thames and avoid any delays on the Kopu Bridge.

Ngatea is joined to our network for the first time – an important town not served by any other network. We are also offering direct services between Katikati, Paeroa, Waihi and Waihi beach to Auckland for the first time.

The services connect at Ngatea with buses to Whitianga (if you are travelling between Whitianga and Auckland or Tauranga, please book separate tickets via Ngatea – the buses connect and will wait for each other).

If you are travelling further north, you can catch the nakedbus to Whangarei by changing in Auckland.

Customers in Whakatane, Opotiki and Kawerau can now travel same day to Auckland by changing at Tauranga (unfortunately this is not yet available in reverse – though we are working on it). Just book a ticket to Tauranga, then a separate ticket from Tauranga to Auckland.

The new services leave Tauranga and Auckland at lunchtime seven days a week.

All of these new services start on Monday 7 May, 2007.

As always fares start at $1 (plus booking fee).

Auckland to Wellington from $1 + booking fee!

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

At last, due to popular request, we are delighted to announce a same day service between Auckland and Wellington. Calling at Hamilton, Cambridge, Rotorua, Taupo, Bulls, Palmerston North (plus other locations), the service will run three days a week in each direction initially.®‘s normal low fares will apply to this service. Fares start at $1 (plus booking fee) on each trip.

We have had a huge number of requests for this service so we are sure it is going to be popular. make sure you book early to get the best fares!

The new service starts on 1 March 2007.

Now we are national – goes to the mainland!

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Thousands of South Islanders have emailed us about extending our low cost network to the mainland, and so today we are delighted to make this announcement:

From today,®’s network is going national. That’s right, you can now travel on nakedbus®.com in the South Island . We have a dozen new services between Nelson in the north and Queenstown and Dunedin in the South, Christchurch in the east and Greymouth in the west. Most services are daily, and fares start at $1 (plus booking fee) on all routes.

Remember you won’t find better value anywhere. We are delighted to bring our service to almost everywhere in New Zealand. Now almost nobody has to put up with the high prices of other operators.

Here are some of our daily services:

  • Nelson to Blenheim, Picton, Golden Bay, and Christchurch
  • Christchurch to Timaru, Oamaru, and Dundedin
  • Christchurch to Tekapo, Wanaka and Queenstown
  • Nelson to Westport and Greymouth

Find details at and click on the South Island.

To find details of where® buses stop and the times we run go to

Note: $1 (plus booking fee) fairs are only available on bus services (excluding buses servicing airports, trains, ferries, activities and day tours)

New Plymouth & Bulls join network

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006

We are pleased to announce two important additions to the® network. Though both small towns both Hikuai and Bulls provide important connections to other parts of the country.

New Plymouth is the central place for the Taranki region, while Bulls is convenient for Wanganui.

You can book to either of these destinations now.

And of course you can get there from $1 (plus booking fee). to BIG DAY OUT from $1 + booking fee

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

Travel with from $1!® is New Zealand’s low cost city to city bus service. Since we launched 11 short weeks ago we have introduced several innovations into the city to city travel market, including low, low fares starting from $1 (plus booking fee).

Now we are trialling a special service to the Big Day Out on 19 January 2007. There will be one bus only leaving Tauranga at 7AM (and now WAIHI at 7.35am) to arrive in time for the start of the Big Day Out. The bus will return at the conclusion of the Big Day Out. The prices quoted are for the RETURN trip.

To take advantage of this, please search for trips between Tauranga or Waihi and the Big Day Out.

Let us know if you would like us to run to Big Day Out from other locations. Please make a comment below, or send us an email via the Contact section.

Please note that prices are for the bus only. Admission is extra.

This is a trial service only; fares still start from $1 + booking fee (for the return trip).

Even if you don’t live in Tauranga or Waihi you can get to the Big Day Out with from many North Island destinations. See our route map for where we go. You can find details of our times and stops here.

All our bookings are online (please us the booking form on the left hand side of the homepage).

If you are new to®, have a look around. You will find our prices are unbeatable. If you register, you can earn free trips, and if you tell your friends you can earn free trips even faster. registration is on the homepage.

Travel to the Coromandel from $1 + booking fee!

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006® is delighted to announce our latest new service – from Auckland to Thames, Tairua and Whitianga. The new service runs daily, (except for Statutory Holidays) and fares start at $1 (plus booking fee)!

The new service starts on December 1, just in time for the busy Summer season.

So travel to the Coromandel with® and save more money for when you are there!

More buses between Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North and Wellington

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

Due to the fantastic demand for our Hawkes Bay to Wellington service, we are introducing another service each way each day. The new service starts on 18 December just in time for Christmas.

The new service leaves Wellington at 9AM and Napier at 3.05PM.

Bookings are open now. And remember fares still start at $1 (plus booking fee).