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The Ponds On Demand service

Earn up to $2 travel credits every time you transfer between Opal and On Demand services in The Ponds. Find out more about Opal Connect.

On Demand services in The Ponds can pick you up from an agreed point near home and drop you off at Schofields, Tallawong or Rouse Hill station, making it easier to connect with the Sydney Metro and Sydney Trains services.

On Demand public transport services for The Ponds are operated by Cooee Busways. Find out more about Cooee Busways.

Additional hub

New hub introduced to assist with essential travel in response to COVID-19 on the Cooee service include:

  • Stanhope Village Shopping Centre


Book a trip when you are ready to travel via the Cooee Busways app.

After you book you will receive a booking confirmation and an estimated pick-up and drop-off time at an agreed location.

Bookings are subject to availability.

Download the app:


A one-way trip is equivalent to Opal peak and off-peak bus fares.


Distance Peak Off peak
0 - 3 km $3.20 $2.24
3 - 8 km $3.73 $2.61
8+ km $4.80 $3.36


Concession fare eligibility: concession card holders, including pensioners, seniors, students and apprentices.

Distance Peak Off peak
0 - 3 km $1.60 $1.12
3 - 8 km $1.86 $1.30
8+ km $2.40 $1.68

Free travel entitlements are available with a Vision Impaired Person's Travel Pass, NSW Blinded Soldier Pass, WW1 Veteran's Widows Pass and Ex-Defence card. Please notify Busways of your entitlement at the time of booking. Conditions apply.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday 5am–9pm
Saturday No service
Sunday No service
Public holidays Services run on NSW Public Holidays that fall on weekdays.

What are travel credits?

With Opal Connect, you can earn up to $2 in travel credits every time you transfer within 60 minutes between Opal and On Demand services in The Ponds.

You will need an Opal Connect account to start earning travel credits. Sign up for an Opal Connect account, link your Opal card and add a payment card. Then download the Cooee Busways app from the App Store or Google Play and log in using your Opal Connect account username and password.

Once you've completed these steps, any travel credits you earn will be added to your Opal Connect account. When you have accumulated enough credit, you can use it to pay for your next On Demand trip.

For more details, see the Opal Connect travel credit help page.


The Cooee busways service area covers Schofields including Schofields Train Station, The Ponds, including Tallawong Metro Station and Kellyville Ridge, including Rouse Hill Metro Station.

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