Masks remain mandatory, goodbye to green dots


The health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and the community is our top priority. Please follow NSW Health advice and Transport for NSW restrictions when using our services. Across NSW, face masks remain mandatory on public transport including taxis, ride share and hire cars. For the safety of customers and staff, we also ask […]
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Bus flashing lights


You must slow down to 40km/h when bus lights flash.   Drivers should look out for children who are crossing the road or waiting to cross. Lights flash on buses to warn motorists that buses are picking up and dropping off children. By law, a driver must not overtake or pass a bus with flashing […]
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Get out and about these school holidays


If you are looking for things to do these school holidays, we’ve got you covered!  Take advantage of the free travel from Thursday 14 April to Monday 25 April and use public transport to get to your destination.   Hop on the train, bus, ferry or light rail, and travel for free around Newcastle and Lake […]
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Free travel from 14 – 25 April


Hop on board Newcastle Transport bus, ferry or light rail between 14 – 25 April and enjoy 12 days of free travel! With so much to explore throughout Newcastle and Lake Macquarie during the school holidays, there’s never been a better time to get out and about on public transport. Free travel applies to the […]
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Get back on board boosted Newcastle Transport


A game-changing express bus service is one of more than 160 new services added to the Newcastle Transport network this week. Minister for Transport and Veterans David Elliott said there are now more options across the entire network, including bus, ferry, light rail and On Demand. “With more services, improved journey times and increased operating […]
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Newcastle Gearing Up for First Electric Buses


Newcastle public transport is a step closer to making a major energy transition, with preparations underway for the arrival of three Zero Emission Buses to join the Newcastle Transport fleet in the coming months. Minister for Transport and Veterans David Elliott said the delivery would mark a major milestone for Newcastle, as it will be […]
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More services for Newcastle Transport network


Customers in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie will benefit from more services next month when service improvements are rolled out across the Newcastle Transport network. Keolis Downer Hunter, General Manager, Emmanuel Genlot said the 160 plus additional services each week are aimed at encouraging people back to public transport. “These additional services will improve journey times, […]
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Newcastle Transport adds new express route


Bus customers in Newcastle are about to benefit from a new express route connecting Charlestown to Newcastle Interchange. Keolis Downer Hunter, General Manager, Emmanuel Genlot said the new route is part of Transport for NSW’s growth services, which Keolis Downer initiated to improve services from Lake Macquarie to Newcastle CBD. “Customers will see improved travel […]
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Buses to replace light rail services on 23 February


From 6pm Wednesday 23 February, buses replace light rail due to planned maintenance. Bus routes 11 and 13 will also run along Hunter and King St. Normal services will resume at 5am. Light rail replacement route map   Plan ahead at 
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Make sure you’re ready for school return


There’s lots to think about in the new year from new shoes, bags and what to take for lunch. Tick one thing off the list by checking your school travel options. We have pulled together everything you need to know about planning your trip to school and travelling to school safely. In addition to the […]
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