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Rockhampton 2019 Christmas Parade service impacts – Thursday, November 21
posted by: in Rockhampton
Passengers are advised that there will be deviations to Rockhampton bus services on Thursday, November 21 due to the Annual Christmas Parade.  Buses will not be servicing Musgrave Street or Stocklands from 5pm onwards.  The following deviations are in place:  Route 406 (from the City) at 1705 - travelling north from the city, this bus will travel via Bolsover Street, Albert Street, Mores Creek Road and High Street before turning into Stocklands and resuming its normal route.  Route 401 (from Stocklands) at 1705...

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Sunshine Coast bus services impacted by bush fires
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
All services have now resumed as per normal following the bus fire event today.  Please visit for the latest travel information. 

Rockhampton Show – bus services
posted by: in Rockhampton
With the Rockhampton Agricultural Show returning from 12-14 June 2019, no buses will operate on Thursday, June 13 due to it being a public holiday. 

New Townsville and Magnetic Island services and timetables
From Monday, May 13, Townsville and Magnetic Island commuters will have access to a new-and-improved urban bus timetable as well as TransLink's online journey planner and 24-hour public transport hotline.  The new timetable will connect all routes with the soon-to-be-complete CBD bus hub.  These services include:  Townsville Route 200 - Ferry terminal to Kelso Route 201 - Ferry terminal to University  Route 202 - University to CBD Route 203 - Kirwan to CBD Route 204 - Stocklands to CBD Route 205 - Stocklands (via Garbutt) to...

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Cairns marathon service updates – Sunday, April 28
posted by: in Cairns
Due to the Cairns Marathon this weekend (Sunday, April 29), some Sunbus Cairns services will be impacted from 4.30am to 11am.  Please visit TransLink's website for the latest transport information.  Please refer to the event website for the Course Maps.       

Easter long weekend and Anzac Day services
Sunbus services will change due to the Easter long weekend and Anzac Day public holiday.  Sunshine Coast Sunbus Sunshine Coast will operate a Sunday/ Public Holiday timetable on Good Friday (April 19), Easter Sunday (April 21) and Easter Monday (April 22).  A Saturday timetable will operate on Saturday (April 20).  Please visit for the latest travel information.  Cairns Sunbus Cairns will operate no services on Good Friday (April 19) and a Sunday timetable from Saturday (April 20) to Easter Monday (April 22).  A Sunday timetable will also operate on...

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Golden Octopus Artwork Competition 2019
posted by: in Townsville
To celebrate Sunbus Townsville's new partnership with the Golden Octopus Foundation, we are calling on local children to design a bus wrap that will promote the charity on one of our buses. To enter the competition, download this template and submit your entry (example below) via email to before 5pm on Tuesday, 30 April, 2019.  Triple M's Steve 'Pricey' Price has jumped aboard to help us choose the winning entry which will adorn the bus for the rest of the year.  Our partnership aims to...

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Magnetic Island – 250 route and timetable
posted by: in Magnetic Island
The Magnetic Island Route 250 bus timetable and map can be found here.  Since the reopening of the Elena St bridge, services have been diverted through Elena St.  Sunbus will revert back to the official timetable and routes on March 18.  To avoid any immediate inconvenience to passengers, the Elena St diversion will remain in place until this date.   Sunbus General Manager Daniel Palmer will also visit Elena St to discuss the route with passengers.

Prepare for your journey back to school
With school resuming on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, students are urged to prepare for their journey to and from school.  Students using dedicated school bus services are advised to familiarise themselves with their school bus number and bus times.  Students and parents should also ensure students have a valid bus pass for travel. Students who travel to school on urban bus services (rather than designated school bus services) are also urged to familiarise themselves with their bus route and bus timetable. For information about school services in Townsville, Magnetic...

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Flooding affecting Sunbus Cairns services (updated)
posted by: in Cairns Uncategorized
Due to local fooding throughout the Cairns region, some Sunbus services were impacted over the Australia Day long weekend. All services are now running as normal as of Monday, January 28.   For the latest travel information visit 

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