Bee Card, the smart travel card



Catching the bus, ferry and train with the Bee Card is simple and cheap. As well as access to cheaper fares in nine regions around New Zealand, including Otago, and an easy tag on tag off system, you can register your card to top up online, enjoy concessions and manage multiple cards.

Benefits of a Bee Card

  • Cheaper fares on Orbus
  • A simple tag-on and tag-off system
  • Register your card to manage your own travel including:
    • Get a concession (youths and SuperGold)
    • Online balance checking
    • Topping up online, including setting up an auto top up
    • Manage more than one Bee Card with a linked account, for example topping up your children’s card.
  • Valid across nine regions in New Zealand (excluding specific concessions and multi-trip products)
  • Improved bus transfer processing (free transfers within a 45 min window)
  • Better travel demand management 
  • Easy replacement of lost or stolen cards
  • In this COVID climate, less interactions enables distancing between drivers and passengers

Order a Bee Card, register your card or top up


Bee Card FAQs for Orbus users, SuperGold questions, and COVID requirements

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