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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.

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

Due to COVID-19, border restrictions may be in place. Find out more about current travel restrictions for South Australia and Victoria.

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

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

The Broken Hill to Mildura service allows you to stay for one or more days in Mildura with services departing and returning to Broken Hill on Wednesdays and Fridays. Services commence from Wednesday 20 January 2021.

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

*Conditions apply

Due to COVID-19, border restrictions may be in place. Find out more about current travel restrictions for Victoria.

You can get from Conargo to Echuca-Moama 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 (except public holidays)
  • Space for luggage, shopping and prams
  • Air conditioning
  • Two wheelchair spaces and boarding assistance if needed.
  • Toilet facilities along the way if needed.
  • Connecting customers with NSW TrainLink services to Albury

Timetable:

Conargo and Echuca-Moama (pdf 99KB)

How to book

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

Pay with cash or card or pay over the phone when booking the service.

Fares

Fares are priced by distance as shown in the table below.

Concession fares are available for children and eligible customers. The $2.50 RED ticket is also available for eligible customers.

Contact the operator for specific fares.

Km not exceeding Adult Fare Concession Fare
3 $2.40 $1.20
10 $3.50 $1.70
24 $5.00 $2.50
46 $5.54 $2.70
56 $7.38 $3.60
66 $9.22 $4.60
75 $11.07 $5.50
84 $11.98 $5.90
99 $12.91 $6.40
109 $14.76 $7.30
119 $15.68 $7.80
129 $17.52 $8.70
149 $21.21 $10.60
169 $23.98 $11.90
189 $26.74 $13.30
209 $28.59 $14.30
229 $32.28 $16.10
249 $35.97 $17.90
269 $37.82 $18.90

Feedback

This is a trial service. You can give feedback by:

From Friday 22 January, get on board NSW TrainLink’s service from Forster to Coffs Harbour every Friday. It’s easy and affordable. Simply book your seat, sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

Forster to Coffs Harbour timetable (pdf 157KB)

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

Book your ticket.

*Conditions apply

Due to COVID-19, border restrictions may be in place. Find out more about current travel restrictions for Canberra and the ACT.

It’s now even easier to commute from Goulburn to Canberra and back in a day, every weekday.

From Monday 18 January 2021, get on board NSW TrainLink’s improved service from Goulburn to Canberra.

Goulburn to Canberra timetable (pdf 107KB)

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

*Conditions apply

You can now get from Gunnedah to Tamworth, via Tambar Springs 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 (except public holidays)
  • Air conditioned
  • Enclosed trailer luggage, shopping and prams (booked in advance)
  • Wheelchair accessible vehicle can be requested when booked
  • Connect at Tamworth with NSW TrainLink services to Sydney

Timetable:

How to book

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

Service must be booked to ensure seat availability or if you have particular travel needs, such as wheelchair access or luggage storage.

Payment can be made by cash or card.

Fares

Fares are priced by distance as shown in the table below.

Concession fares are available for children and eligible customers. The $2.50 RED ticket is also available for eligible customers.

Contact the operator for specific fares.

Km not exceeding Adult Fare Concession Fare
3 $2.40 $1.20
10 $3.50 $1.70
24 $5.00 $2.50
46 $5.54 $2.70
56 $7.38 $3.60
66 $9.22 $4.60
75 $11.07 $5.50
84 $11.98 $5.90
99 $12.91 $6.40
109 $14.76 $7.30
119 $15.68 $7.80
129 $17.52 $8.70
149 $21.21 $10.60
169 $23.98 $11.90
189 $26.74 $13.30
209 $28.59 $14.30
229 $32.28 $16.10
249 $35.97 $17.90
269 $37.82 $18.90

Feedback

Feedback may be given:

You can now get from Trunkey Creek to Bathurst, via Blayney 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 (except public holidays)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Air conditioning
  • Luggage 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.

Please book to ensure you get a seat, or if you have specific travel requirements.

Book by 5pm on Tuesdays for the Wednesday service.

Pay by cash only.

Contact the operator for specific fares.

Fares

Fares are priced by distance as shown in the table below.

Concession fares are available for children and eligible customers. The $2.50 RED ticket is also available for eligible customers. Contact the operator Bathurst Buslines for specific fares.

Km not exceeding Adult Fare Concession Fare
3 $2.40 $1.20
10 $3.50 $1.70
24 $5.00 $2.50
46 $5.54 $2.70
56 $7.38 $3.60
66 $9.22 $4.60
75 $11.07 $5.50
84 $11.98 $5.90
99 $12.91 $6.40
109 $14.76 $7.30
119 $15.68 $7.80
129 $17.52 $8.70
149 $21.21 $10.60
169 $23.98 $11.90
189 $26.74 $13.30
209 $28.59 $14.30
229 $32.28 $16.10
249 $35.97 $17.90
269 $37.82 $18.90

Feedback

This is a trial service. You can provide feedback about the service by completing the survey on Bathurst Buslines website or by calling (02) 6331 2744.

You can now get from Moree to Inverell, via Goondiwindi and back every Friday.

A day return transport service that can be pre-booked and will operate on a weekly basis. This service connects at Inverell with services to Grafton.

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

  • Return services every Friday (except public holidays)
  • Space for shopping and prams (luggage limits apply)
  • Air conditioning and toilet on board
  • Two wheelchair spaces and boarding assistance provided

Timetable:

How to book

We encourage booking to ensure you get a seat, or if you have specific travel requirements.

Book directly with Reynolds & Fogarty by calling 1300 679 287 or email bookings@moreebus.com.au.

A service can be booked up to 30 minutes before departure from Goondiwindi or Inverell.

Fares

Fares are priced by distance as shown in the table below. Concession fares are available for children and eligible customers. The $2.50 RED ticket is also available for eligible customers.

Contact the operator for specific fares.

Km not exceeding Adult Fare Concession Fare
3 $2.40 $1.20
10 $3.50 $1.70
24 $5.00 $2.50
46 $5.54 $2.70
56 $7.38 $3.60
66 $9.22 $4.60
75 $11.07 $5.50
84 $11.98 $5.90
99 $12.91 $6.40
109 $14.76 $7.30
119 $15.68 $7.80
129 $17.52 $8.70
149 $21.21 $10.60
169 $23.98 $11.90
189 $26.74 $13.30
209 $28.59 $14.30
229 $32.28 $16.10
249 $35.97 $17.90
269 $37.82 $18.90

Feedback

You can give feedback:

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 (except public holidays)
  • Enclosed luggage trailer for customers to store luggage and parcels.
  • Air conditioning
  • Connect at Wagga with train services to Sydney and Melbourne

Timetable:

How to book

Bookings are essential and can be made directly with Goodes Coaches by calling (02) 6947 2636.

Pay using cash or funds transfer if needed.

Fares

Distance fare bands have been determined specifically for this trial service.

Concession fares are available for children and eligible customers. The $2.50 RED ticket is also available for eligible customers.

Please contact the operator (Goodes Coaches) for specific fares.

Km not exceeding Adult Fare Concession Fare
3 $2.40 $1.20
10 $3.50 $1.70
24 $5.00 $2.50
46 $5.54 $2.70
56 $7.38 $3.60
66 $9.22 $4.60
75 $11.07 $5.50
84 $11.98 $5.90
99 $12.91 $6.40
109 $14.76 $7.30
119 $15.68 $7.80
129 $17.52 $8.70
149 $21.21 $10.60
169 $23.98 $11.90
189 $26.74 $13.30
209 $28.59 $14.30
229 $32.28 $16.10
249 $35.97 $17.90
269 $37.82 $18.90

Accessibility

The vehicle is not wheelchair accessible.

There is a toilet stop at Tarcutta for both outbound and inbound routes.

Feedback

This is a trial service. Feedback can be given to the driver or provided by telephone on (02) 6947 2636.

Due to COVID-19, border restrictions may be in place. Find out more about current travel restrictions for Canberra and the ACT.

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 (except public holidays)
  • A covered trailer for luggage, space for shopping and prams
  • Connect at Canberra with NSW TrainLink services to Sydney

Timetable:

How to book

Bookings are essential and can be made directly with Live Better Services by calling (02) 6340 1100 or by email CCT@livebetter.org.au.

Fares

Fares are priced by distance as shown in the table below.

Concession fares are available for children and eligible customers. The $2.50 RED ticket is also available for eligible customers.

Please contact the operator (Live Better Services) for specific fares.

Km not exceeding Adult Fare Concession Fare
3 $2.40 $1.20
10 $3.50 $1.70
24 $5.00 $2.50
46 $5.54 $2.70
56 $7.38 $3.60
66 $9.22 $4.60
75 $11.07 $5.50
84 $11.98 $5.90
99 $12.91 $6.40
109 $14.76 $7.30
119 $15.68 $7.80
129 $17.52 $8.70
149 $21.21 $10.60
169 $23.98 $11.90
189 $26.74 $13.30
209 $28.59 $14.30
229 $32.28 $16.10
249 $35.97 $17.90
269 $37.82 $18.90