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Lake Macquarie On Demand service

On Demand public transport for Lake Macquarie runs through Dudley, Whitebridge, Mount Hutton, Windale, Tingira Heights, Eleebana, Warners Bay, Gateshead and Charlestown areas. From 30 June 2019, the area has been expanded to include Belmont, Belmont North, Croudace Bay, Valentine, Floraville, Jewells, and Redhead.

The On Demand service runs in addition to existing regular timetabled services. An On Demand bus will pick you up near your home or a convenient nearby location, and take you to where you want to go within the On Demand area.

The service is operated by Newcastle Transport and began Sunday 14 January 2018.

Find out more at newcastletransport.info.

Bookings

Bookings can be made up to 3 months in advance, and up to 1 minute prior to your trip. Bookings are subject to availability.

You can book this service via the Newcastle Transport On Demand app.

Download the app:

You can also book this service:

  • By calling 1300 590 506
  • In person at the Newcastle Transport Hub, 152 Hunter Street, Newcastle 2300

Fares

Standard fare: $3.20 per trip

Concession fare: $1.60 per trip

You can use OpalPay, pre-pay by credit card when you book or pay cash to the driver.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday 7am-6pm
Sunday 9am-6pm

Map

The Lake Macquarie On Demand service area covers Dudley, Whitebridge, Mount Hutton, Windale, Tingira Heights, Eleebana, Warners Bay, Bennetts Green, Gateshead and Charlestown. From 30 June 2019 this area has been expanded to include Belmont, Belmont North, Croudace Bay, Valentine, Floraville, Jewells, and Redhead.

Download the Newcastle Transport On Demand trial area map from June 30 2019 (pdf 633KB)