Author Archives: "Sunbus"

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 

Regional fare changes in 2019
posted by: in Uncategorized
Regional bus fares will increase in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 2019.  Changes to regional fares will take effect from first services on Monday 7 January 2019. For more information on public transport, visit the qconnect website or TransLink website or phone 13 12 30, anytime.

Sunshine Coast NYE Public Transport
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Free travel and additional services are being provided by Sunshine Coast Sunbus and Translink for New Year's Eve. For a full list of services please visit the Translink Journey Planner

Sunbus Cairns drives Christmas cheer in Mayor’s Appeal
posted by: in Cairns
Bus drivers across Cairns are steering some Christmas cheer towards community members in need this week as Sunbus backs the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal. Cairns driver Leanne Ludemann backs the Mayor's Christmas Appeal The bus company has pledged a $2000 donation to the initiative and will encourage further donations to the appeal via flyers across its bus fleet. Passengers and passers-by may also notice some bus drivers sporting a festive outfit, swapping their Far North attire for something more suited to the North...

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‘Sunbus Santa’ drives important community cause in Townsville
posted by: in Townsville
If you spot Santa behind the wheel of a Sunbus in Townsville this week, don’t go sounding any bells. Just have your phone ready to take a photo! Select bus drivers from Sunbus Townsville will dress up as Santa to steer some Christmas cheer to those in need and raise important funds for local charity Althea Projects - Townsville Drop in Centre (TDIC) Sunbus has pledged $2 to for every passenger or passer-by who spots, snaps and shares a photo of...

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“Go Noosa” delivers free public transport on select Noosa services
posted by: in Sunshine Coast
Noosa Council’s “Go Noosa” traffic and transport trials are happening these December/January holidays.  From 15th December 2018 – 28th January 2019, Noosa Council, in partnership with TransLink and Sunbus, are providing FREE public transport on the following bus routes: Route 626 Tewantin to Sunrise Beach via Noosa Heads Route 627 Tewantin to Sunshine Beach via Noosa Heads Route 628 Noosa Parklands to Noosa Junction via Noosa Civic Route 629 Tewantin to Noosa Junction via Noosa Civic Route 632 Noosa to...

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