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The Ponds On Demand service

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

The Ponds On Demand service, operated by Cooee Busways, connects customers living in Schofields, The Ponds and Kellyville Ridge to Tallawong, Rouse Hill and Schofields stations and The Ponds and Stanhope Village shopping centres.

Bookings

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.

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Fares

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

Adult

Distance Peak Off peak
0 - 3 km $3.20 $2.24
3 - 8 km $3.79 $2.65
8+ km $4.87 $3.40

Concession

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 $1.89 $1.32
8+ km $2.43 $1.70

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 is travel credit?

With Opal Connect, you can earn up to $2 in travel credit 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 credit. 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 credit 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.

Maps

The Cooee Busways service area covers Schofields, The Ponds and Kellyville Ridge. Residents in the extended zone outlined in white can access the train and metro stations, while residents in the zone outlined in black can also access The Ponds and Stanhope Village shopping centres.