• Updated 9.15am Monday 30th May - Online metrocard top up & balance check service not available

    ​Updated - 9.15am Monday 30th May

    Metro have been unable to fix the metrocard website and so the metrocard top up and balance check site will remain down. We will continue to work on the issues and hope to have the site back up and running as soon as possible.

    This means that if you need to check your balance or top up your metrocard  please go to a metro agent (with eftpos or cash) or ask your driver to check / top up your card (cash only). 

    We apologise for the inconvenience​.


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QR codes

Metro QR Code 

Metro have placed QR Codes on most bus stops around the city as another way to give you specific information on when the next bus is arriving at the bus stop you are standing at. Metro plan to put a code on every bus stop as and when their timetable strips need to be changed over time.

 

At the moment every bus stop on the following routes now have a QR code on the timetable strip or bus stop pole: 

B
Blue Line
60
Hillmorton – South Shore
135
Burwood Hospital – New Brighton
O
Orange Line
80
Lincoln – Parklands
140
Russley – Mt Pleasant
P
Purple Line
95
Waikuku and Pegasus
145
Westmorland – Eastgate
Y
Yellow Line
100
Wigram – The Palms via Riccarton
150
The Palms – Spencerville
Or
The Orbiter
107
Styx Mill – Northlands
535
Lyttelton – Eastgate Link
17
Bryndwr – Huntsbury
108
Casebrook – Northlands
820
Lincoln – Burnham via Rolleston
28
Papanui – Lyttelton and Rapaki
120
Burnside – Spreydon
951
Kaiapoi – Pegasus
29
Airport – City
125
Redwood – Westlake
952
Kaiapoi – Waikuku
44
Shirley – City
130
Hei Hei – Avonhead via Riccarton
F
Diamond Harbour Ferry 

 

How to use QR Codes

 Scan QR codeStep 1: Scan QR code
 Open web page 
Step 2: Open web page
 Bus times display 
Step 3: Bus times display

 

In more detail 

  • Load a QR code reader app onto your android smart phone or I- phone. Code readers are available free at most Andriod app stores and the I-phone app store.
  • Open your code reader and take a photo of the code
  • You will get a prompt to open a web page. 
  • Open it – then you’ll see when the next bus will arrive at your bus stop
  • Save the webpage address to your phone favourites then you will have access to the real time information for that bus stop anytime and anywhere.