Timetable & Booking

Timetable: 26 December 2018 - 10 February 2019

Leaving Waihi:
10:00am 11:45am 1:45pm 3:30pm
Leaving Waikino:
11:00am 1:00pm 2:30pm 4:15pm

Timetable: 11 February 2019 to 12 April 2019

Monday to Friday:

Leaving Waihi:
11.45am
Leaving Waikino:
1:00pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays:

Leaving Waihi:
10:00am 11:45am 1:45pm 3:30pm
Leaving Waikino:
11:00am 1:00pm 2:30pm 4:15pm

Timetable: School Holidays 13 April to 28 April 2019

Monday to Sunday (including Public Holidays):

Leaving Waihi:
10:00am 11:45am 1:45pm 3:30pm
Leaving Waikino:
11:00am 1:00pm 2:30pm 4:15pm

Railway Closures

On the following days we will NOT be running any train services:

Wed, 1 May 2019 - Maintenance.

Train Fare


Adults $20 return $15 one way
Children 5 to 14 yrs $12 return $10 one way
Children 2 - 4 yrs $2 return $1 one way
Children under 2 yrs FREE
Super Goldcard Holders $15 return $12 one way
Family concession of 2 adults and 2 children: $55 return $35 one way
Bikes $3 return $2 one way
  • Eftpos available at the station.
  • Education group concessions are available.
  • Wheelchair facilities are available at both stations, with a special passenger car available by prior arrangement.
  • All our passenger cars and facilities are a smoke free zone.
  • Animals on a leash are welcome to travel with their owners in the open car only.

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Family Passes

Surprise your family and friends with a pre-paid Goldfields Railway Family Pass.

Ideal as a holiday-time, birthday or anniversary gift, it is a great way for those you love to enjoy a unique and pleasant journey, riding on one of New Zealand’s historic railways.

$55 provides a round-trip ticket for two adults and two children, which offers great value for families and friends. With delicious food available at the Waikino Station Café, and with the nearby Hauraki Rail Trail and Victoria Stamper Battery to be explored, the Family Pass gives its recipients a full day of fun and excitement.

Goldfields Railway Family Passes are available with our online booking system or at the ticket counter. Please ask one of our station attendants to purchase, or for more information.

Options are available to suit your particular needs.

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