Bikes and Public Transport

This page describes how you can take bikes on public transport in the Wellington region.

Taking bikes on trains

Yes, it is free to take your bike on Tranz Metro services.  There are conditions that apply, so please check Metlink's Cycles and Cycle Lockers webpages from the links below.  Exclusions may apply on some services at peak hour.

When train services are replaced by buses, bicycles cannot be carried.

Cycles cannot be carried on buses on the Metlink network.

Cycle Lockers at Railway Stations

Greater Wellington Regional Council administers and maintains the long-term cycle lockers at Paraparaumu, Paekakariki, Porirua and Plimmerton Railway Stations.

If you wish to rent a cycle locker at one of these locations, please phone (04) 830 4179 or e-mail

There is a key deposit and administration/maintenance fee payable.

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