Price Hike For RWC
Taking long distance trains to the RWC is not going to be cheap.
Take the Capital Connection train today between Palmerston North and Wellington and it will cost you $24.50 each way. That’s $48 return.
Take the special train to one of the big RWC matches in Wellington and the same trip will cost you $90 return or $59 return for a child.
A single fare Levin to Wellingon is $17.50 on the Capital Connection. $35 return.
Take it for the RWC match and back and it’s $75 for an adult, $49 per child.
Otaki, is usually $31 return. The rugby train will be $60.
RWC train tickets are non refundable and non transferable, and of course exclude the actual game ticket.
The special trains are running for Sunday September 11 South Africa v Wales, Sunday October 2, All Blacks v Canada Saturday October 8 and the quarter final on Sunday October 9. The stops are Palmerston North, Shannon, Levin and Otaki to Wellington and return. Details here
The other day AKT reported the special trains between Auckland and Hamilton will be $90 return.