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Rockhampton Show Public Holiday- Bus Services
posted by: in Rockhampton
Due to the Rockhampton Show Public Holiday, bus services will not operate on Friday 14 August 2020.

Sunbus school services resuming Monday 20 April 2020
With school resuming on Monday 20 April 2020, Sunbus is advising parents that all school bus services will resume as per normal with the exception of some grammar schools.  If your child goes to a grammar school, please contact the school directly to know if the bus service is operating. 

Magnentic Island reduced SeaLink ferry timetable
posted by: in Magnetic Island
SeaLink has worked closely with TransLink to develop the below essential service timetable effective Sunday 5 April 2020.  Magnetic Island Ferry DEPART  Townsville DEPART  Magnetic Is. Monday - Saturday* 5.30am 6.00am Monday - Sunday 6.30am 7.10am Monday - Sunday 8.15am 9.00am Monday - Sunday 1.00pm 1.30pm Monday - Sunday 4.30pm 5.10pm Monday - Sunday 6.00pm 6.30pm Monday - Sunday 8.30pm 9.00pm *indicates Monday to Saturday only Sunbus Magnetic Island services will continue to operate as per our regular timetable.  In addition to this:  Passengers wishing to catch the 6.00am ferry from Magnetic Island to Townsville can be at their respective bus stop at 5.45am.  Buses will also wait for the...

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Bus boon for Townsville commuters as new fleet arrives
posted by: in Townsville
Townsville commuters will soon notice a new look throughout the city with the first of 20 new buses hitting the public transport network this week. TransLink and its delivery partner Sunbus Townsville have worked together to deliver the new buses. Member for Townsville Scott Stewart said the buses arrived at an exciting time ahead of the North Queensland Cowboys first home game at Queensland Country Bank Stadium. Regular free bus services run for eventgoers as part of a 12-month trial which started...

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Cairns network changes from Monday 24 February
posted by: in Cairns
From Monday 24 February, there'll be changes to the Cairns bus network including: timetable adjustments for most services route or stop changes for some services new bus stops at Raintrees Shopping Centre to be serviced by routes 123, 130, 131, 131N and 133   Timetable adjustments Most bus timetables across the Cairns network may change by up to 10 minutes to make your service more reliable. Your bus may arrive or depart at an earlier or later time, but there will still be the same amount of services. Replan your journey before travelling.   Route and...

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2019 Christmas and New Year’s Eve services
During the Christmas holiday period, some services will run to different timetables. To find information about your service, please see the relevant region below. For more detailed information, please plan your journey before you travel.   Cairns On Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day) - no services. On Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day) - Sunday timetable. On New Year's Eve, buses will run to a normal weekday timetable. Additional free bus services will be available after the midnight fireworks, leaving from Lake Street bus station as follows: 110N Cairns to...

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New fares for 2020
posted by: in Uncategorized
On Monday 6 January 2020, fares will increase on TransLink services across Queensland. Adult and concession fares will increase by 1.9 per cent, in line with the applicable Consumer Price Index (CPI) rate. For Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Townsville and Magnetic Island, view your new adult and concession fares at TransLink's website here.  For Rockhampton, view your new fares below.  Zones Adult single fare from 6 Jan 2020 Concession single fare from 6 Jan 2020 1 $2.40 $1.20 2 $2.80 $1.40 3 $3.50 $1.80 4 $4.10 $2.10 5 $5.00 $2.50 6 $5.80 $2.90 7 $6.20 $3.10 8 $6.60 $3.30 9 $7.10 $3.60 10 $8.20 $4.10 11 $9.10 $4.60 12 $10.40 $5.20 13 $11.60 $5.80 14 $12.40 $6.20

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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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.

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