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Lower Hunter new bus services

Bus passengers in the lower Hunter region will soon benefit from a major boost to services starting from Sunday 14 January 2018 and Tuesday 30 January 2018.

Routes 164, 166, 130, 179, 262, 269, 270 and 275 will receive extra trips to cater for growth in customer demand.

Use the Trip Planner to plan your trip as it has up-to-date timetables and stop information. Download transport apps to assist you with your journey.

Additional services from Sunday 14 January:

  • Route 164 and 166: An extra 21 trips per week between Cessnock/Kurri Kurri and Maitland to connect with the newly completed Stockland Green Hills shopping centre.

Additional services from Tuesday 30 January:

  • Route 130: 20 extra weekly trips between Fingal Bay and Newcastle to provide more travel options between Port Stephens and Newcastle.
  • Route 179: 34 extra trips per week between Northbury and Rutherford on weekdays and Saturdays.
  • Route 262, 269, 270 and 275: 50 additional trips per week and extended services across Lake Macquarie region.

Newcastle will also introduce a new bus and ferry network on 14 January to better suit customer needs. Find out more.