Although it is a long flight from North America or Europe, getting to Auckland is not difficult.  Auckland ( Jean Batten ) International Airport ( AKL ). The city has its own International Airport, a very modern facility with a shopping center, recreation facilities, wireless Internet, dining, and an area for children.   Several forms of ground transport are available from the airport into Auckland city and its surrounding area, including rental cars, buses, taxis, shuttles and limos.  To find out more about ground transport visit the airport's transport page.

Helicopter services are also available from the airport for transportation to the more remote areas surrounding Auckland. 

For those who may be driving into Auckland from another part of New Zealand, maps are available online at The Auckland Map Centre.