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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.

Public Holiday Timetables

Premier Illawarra will operate the following timetables during the Christmas, New Year and Australia Day period.

Christmas DayChristmas Day Timetable plus Sunday / Public Holiday Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C.
Boxing DayBoxing Day / New Years Day timetable plus Sunday / Public Holiday Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C.
New Years DayBoxing Day / New Years Day timetable plus Sunday / Public Holiday Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C.
Australia Day January 26, 2019Saturday timetable including Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C services with extra Gong Shuttle services from 12 Noon.
Australia Day Holiday January 28, 2019Sunday Public Holiday Timetable.

Please note that additional services on the Gong Shuttle 55A and 55C will operate from 18.00pm to 23:00pm on New Years Eve December 31, 2018.

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.

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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

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