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Regional coach and bus trials

NSW TrainLink and Transport for NSW are trialling new transport services to better connect regional communities.

Tickets are now on sale for six new trial services including:

Current trial services:

Key benefits

These trials aim to provide new connections for regional communities for commuting, attending medical or business appointments, shopping, recreational activities and visiting family and friends.

Each trial follows extensive community engagement, which helps us understand the community need. Following the trial period, reviews are undertaken to determine if services should continue permanently.

Trial services are in addition to existing train and coach services.

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Current trial services

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new weekly coach service from Anglers Reach to Cooma, stopping at Old Adaminaby, Adaminaby and Dairymans Plains along the way. You’ll also have more choice for travel with connections from Cooma to Canberra.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every Wednesday.

Timetable:

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

 

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new weekly coach service from Bigga to Goulburn, stopping at Binda, Crookwell, Grabben Gullen along the way. You’ll also have more choice for travel to Canberra with connecting services from Goulburn.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every Tuesday from 10 December.

Timetable:

Trial period: from December 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

The trial coach services from Broken Hill to Adelaide and Broken Hill to Mildura makes it easy to attend medical appointments, go shopping, or to visit family and friends.

The Broken Hill to Mildura service provides direct travel to Mildura Central Mall so you can spend a few hours before returning home the same day.

The Broken Hill to Adelaide service will allow you to stay for one or more days in Adelaide with services departing Broken Hill on Monday and Friday, returning Tuesday and Sunday.

Both coach services give residents the option of connecting with flights and other coach or train services to most of Australia’s major cities, as well as many regional centres.

Trial period: from 24 June 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10%* when you book online. Book your ticket.

*Conditions apply

From Wednesday 24 June, you can now get from Conargo to Echuca and back every Wednesday.

It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

  • Return services every Wednesday
  • Discounted fares for children and concession card holders
  • Space for shopping and prams
  • Connecting customers with NSW TrainLink services to Albury or V/Line services to Melbourne

Timetable:

Conargo and Echuca (pdf 72KB)

How to book

Book directly with LC Dyson’s Bus Services by calling (03) 5881 1333.

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new weekly coach service from Delegate to Nimmitabel, stopping at Bombala and Bibbenluke along the way. You’ll also have more choice for travel with connections from Nimmitabel to Canberra.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every Thursday from 12 December.

Timetable:

Trial period: from December 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

This coach service between Forster and Coffs Harbour provides customers along the Central and North Coast with a new day return option, every Friday.

Services will help families and local businesses connect with other regional hubs along the Mid North Coast, with the option to return home the same day.

Timetable:

Trial period: from April 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10%* when you book online. Book your ticket.

*Conditions apply

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new weekly coach service from Goodooga to Dubbo, via Lightning Ridge. You’ll also have more choice for travel to Sydney with services from Dubbo.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every Thursday from 12 December.

Timetable:

Trial period: from December 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

From Friday 26 June, you can now get from Goondiwindi to Inverell and back every Friday.

It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

  • Return services every Friday
  • Discounted fares for concession card holders
  • Space for shopping and prams
  • Air-conditioning and toilet on board
  • Connect at Inverell with services to Grafton

Timetable:

How to book

Book directly with Reynolds & Fogarty by calling 1300 679 287.

The Goulburn to Canberra coach service has been extended with a change in service frequency.

The service will now run in each direction on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in addition to existing timetabled train services.

Timetable:

Trial period: from September 2018

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new weekly coach service from Moree Town to Walgett, stopping at Bullarah and Collarenebri along the way.

Travelling to Dubbo?

You can catch a connecting coach from Walgett to Dubbo at 6.40am. The same-day return service from Dubbo arrives in Walgett at 6pm.

Spend a night in Dubbo and return on Thursday with the 2.20pm coach service to Walgett, connecting with the 7pm service to Moree Town.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every Wednesday from 11 December.

Timetable:

Trial period: from December 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

You can now get from Tambar Springs to Tamworth and back every Friday.

It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

  • Return services every Friday
  • Discounted fares for children and concession card holders
  • Space for shopping and prams
  • Connect at Tamworth with NSW TrainLink services to Sydney

Timetable:

How to book

Book directly with Fiona’s Minibuses by calling (02) 6760 9084.

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new daily coach service from Tenterfield to Armidale now stopping at Ben Lomond.

You’ll also have more choice for travel to Sydney with connecting services from Armidale.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every daily from Monday 10 December.

Timetable:

Trial period: from December 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

From Wednesday 24 June, you can now get from Trunkey Creek to Bathurst and back every Wednesday.

It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

  • Return services every Wednesday
  • Discounted fares for children and concession card holders
  • Space for shopping and prams
  • Connect at Bathurst with NSW TrainLink services to Sydney and Dubbo

Timetable:

How to book

Book directly with Bathurst Buslines by calling 6331 2744.

From Wednesday 24 June, you can now get from Tumut to Wagga and back  every Wednesday.

It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

  • Return services every Wednesday
  • Discounted fares for chidren and concession card holders
  • Space for shopping and prams
  • Connect at Wagga with train services to Sydney and Melbourne

Timetable:

How to book

Book directly with Goodes Coaches by calling (02) 6947 2636.

Get on board NSW TrainLink’s new weekly coach service from Walgett to Moree Town, stopping at Collarenebri and Bullarah along the way.

Travelling to Grafton or onto Brisbane or Byron Bay?

On Wednesday, you can catch a connecting coach from Moree Town to Grafton at 10.55am, where you can connect to services to Brisbane or Byron Bay.

The return service from Grafton arrives in Moree Town on Thursday at 4.10pm.

Tickets are now on sale, with return services operating every Wednesday from 11 December.

Timetable:

Trial period: from December 2019

Bookings are essential. Seasonal fares apply, plus you’ll save 10% when you book online. Book your ticket.

From Friday 26 June, you can now get from Wyangala to Canberra and back every Friday.

It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

  • Return services every Friday
  • Discounted fares for children and concession card holders
  • Space for shopping and prams
  • Connect at Canberra with NSW TrainLink services to Sydney

Timetable:

How to book

Book directly with Live Better Services by calling (02) 6340 1100.

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