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Visit this page to gain up-to-date information about new services, service alterations and special offers available throughout the year. This page is updated regularly for your convenience.

Changes to school buses
Monday 12 August

There will be adjustments to some school bus service times for Illawarra Christian School.

Route Where to catch your bus
S122 Shellharbour Depot to Illawarra Christian School via Albion Park now departs at 7.30am

This service will now depart 15 minutes earlier.

For more details, visit transportnsw.info and search for 'School travel'.

Timetable adjustments commencing Monday July 1, 2019.
Routes 31, 33, 34, 35 and 57.

Customers are advised that due to operational requirements two morning trips on Route 31, one morning trip on Route 33, three morning trips on Route 34, two morning trips on Route 35 and one morning and one afternoon trip on Route 57 have been adjusted to commence by up to 10 minutes earlier with the afternoon Route 57 scheduled to complete the trip 10 minutes later than the current timetable. Attached are the new timetable changes in red with yellow highlights for your information.

Opal fare changes from 24 June

As of Monday June 24, Opal fares will increase in line with the Consumer Price Index while the weekly cap will be reduced to $50 for adults and $25 for children and concession holders.

The CPI fare adjustments will cause daily caps to increase slightly while the Senior/Pensioner Gold Opal won’t change and will remain at $2.50 for all day travel, any day of the week.

The fare increase information is now live on transportnsw.info, available here https://transportnsw.info/news/2019/opal-fare-changes-from-24-june

For any enquiries, please refer to transportnsw.info for the most up to date and relevant information.

Bus service adjustments from 30 June

Route 32 will be adjusted to provide connections to Wongawilli on weekdays during the morning and afternoon peak. Plan your trip at transportnsw.info

Premier Illawarra Easter timetable changes

Premier Illawarra will operate the following timetables over the Easter period:

  • April 19, 2019 – Good Friday - Limited service timetable please contact 131500 for details.
  • April 20, 2019 – Easter Saturday - Saturday timetable applies.
  • April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday - Sunday timetable applies.
  • April 22, 2019 – Easter Monday - Sunday and Public Holiday timetable applies.
  • April 25, 2019 – ANZAC Day Thursday - Sunday timetable applies.

View full Good Friday timetable.

Free Gong shuttle reduced services on Sundays

Routes 55A & 55C will reduce services on Sundays from 1st July 2018. The new service will run from 9:40 to 17:20.

School Route Number and Name Changes from Monday 2 July 2018

All School route numbers and names will be effective from Monday 2nd July 2018.

The new numbers will ensure that school buses are easily identifiable. All new school bus numbers will start with a capital 'S' and be followed by a new 3 digit bus number, e.g. S100.

You can access further information in the following ways:

Route 59 Cancellation

Route 59 will cease service at midnight on the 15th June 2018 due to cancellation by Transport for NSW.

2018 Easter Services

Premier Illawarra will operate the following timetables over the Easter period:

March 30, 2018 Good Friday Limited service timetable, please contact 131 500 for details.
March 31, 2018 Easter Saturday Saturday timetable applies.
April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday Sunday timetable applies.
April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Sunday and Public Holiday timetable applies.

Christmas and New Year's services

Premier Ilawarra will operate the following services over the Christmas period. Please download to view.

Download timetable for Christmas Day services

Download timetable for Boxing Day and New Year's Day services

Premier Illawarra wishes its customers a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.

New Year’s Eve Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C services

Services will operate from 5PM with the final trips commencing at Wollongong University at 11PM - the Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C services will operate every 10 minutes on New Years Eve. Prior to 5PM, the Gong Shuttle will maintain the normal 20 minute services which operate on a Sunday.

Route 75 - Stockland Shellharbour to Tullimbar and Calderwood

It is with pleasure that Premier Illawarra announce that a new bus service Route 75 will commence operating from Stockland Shellharbour to Tullimbar and Calderwood on a Monday to Friday basis from Monday November 27, 2017.

The service will travel via Oak Flats station in both directions and follow Tongarra Road before turning into Tullimbar at Broughton Avenue to Tullimbar Public School travelling back to Wongawilli Street then following Yellow Rock Road into Escarpment Drive on to North Macquarie Road and Calderwood Road before rejoining Tongarra Road and returning to Stockland Shellharbour.

The timetable for this service is listed in the timetables on our website.

View timetable

Route 59 - Novotel North Beach to Illawarra Regional Airport, Albion Park

Commencing Monday October 30, 2017 a new bus service will commence operating between the Novotel North Beach and the Illawarra Regional Airport Albion Park to coincide with the introduction of interstate flights by Jetgo.

The service will be limited to six stops after departing the Novotel North Beach. Those stops are Wollongong Railway Station (eastern side), Warrawong Plaza, Windang Bridge (North side), Warilla Junction, Stockland Shellharbour, Oak Flats Railway Station and then Albion Park Regional Airport Terminal.

Timetable information is available on our website or from transportnsw.info

View timetable


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