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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.

2014 School Bus Services

2014 School bus services are now available. There are no significant changes however, there may be some minor changes as a result of school and students transport needs.

Timetables can be downloaded from our school services page.

 

New Fares Starting 5th Jan 2014

The NSW Government has announced fare increases in line with the cost of living which will take effect from Sunday 5 January 2014.

Fares for the following tickets will not increase:

  • Family Funday Sunday
  • Pensioner Excursion, Country Pensioner Excursion and Regional Excursion Daily
  • NightRide bus services
  • Special event bus services (Moore Park & Randwick Racecourse shuttle and Castle Hill and Dural buses to SCG)
  • Moore Park Link ticket
  • MyBus single concession
  • MyBus TravelTen concession
  • MyBus3 adult single
  • MyBus3 adult TravelTen
  • Newcastle single concession 1 hour and 4 hour tickets
  • Bondi Beach Link concession single and return

The new fares are listed below.

 

Single cash ticket fares Adult Child/Concession
MyBus1 (1-2 sections) $2.30 $1.10
MyBus2 (3-5 sections) $3.70 $1.80
MyBus3 (6+ sections) $4.60 $2.30

Pre-purchased MyBus TravelTen fares Adult Child/Concession
MyBus1 TravelTen (1-2 sections) $18.40 $8.80
MyBus2 TravelTen (3-5 sections) $29.60 $14.40
MyBus3 TravelTen (6+ sections) $36.80 $18.40

Pre-purchased MyMulti Day fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti Day $23.00 $11.50

Pre-purchased MyMulti weekly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $46.00 $23.00
MyMulti2 $54.00 $27.00
MyMulti3 $63.00 $31.50

Pre-purchased MyMulti Monthly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $175.00 N/A
MyMulti2 $206.00 N/A
MyMulti3 $246.00 N/A

Pre-purchased MyMulti quarterly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $484.00 N/A
MyMulti2 $567.00 N/A
MyMulti3 $676.00 N/A

Pre-purchased MyMulti yearly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $1,748.00 N/A
MyMulti2 $2,052.00 N/A
MyMulti3 $2,444.00 N/A

 

Christmas & New Years Bus Services 2013

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating a limited bus service over the Christmas period:

Christmas Day 25th December 2013 Christmas Timetable 1
Boxing Day 26th December 2013 Christmas Timetable 1
New Year's day 1st January 2014 Sunday Timetable

A copy of the Christmas Timetable can be obtained from bus drivers or downloaded below.
Christmas Timetable 2013 pdf(PDF, 1.1mb)

Punchbowl Bus Company wishes its customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

Revised timetables effective 10 December 2012

Additional wheelchair accessible services will operate on selected routes from 10 December 2012. Revised timetables are available below.

 

New Bus Timetables Effective Sunday 20th October 2013

The NSW Government will implement new bus timetables in Sydney and in suburban and regional areas on Sunday 20 October.

The new timetables are part of the integrated Customer Timetable, which includes new times for train, bus and ferry services, introduces new services and improves connections between these different types of public transport to minimise waiting times.

To improve these connections the times of many bus services have changed.

Visit transportnsw.info to plan your trip, or download a copy of your timetable below.

Bus Route Number* Bus Route Description
450 Link opens in a new window. Burwood to Hurstville via Strathfield, Lakemba and Roselands
939 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Greenacre Shops via Noble Av and Waterloo Rd
941 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Chullora, Greenacre, Punchbowl, Roselands, Narwee and Penshurst
942 Link opens in a new window. Lugarno to Campsie via Riverwood, Roselands, Wiley Park, Lakemba and Belmore
944 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Punchbowl, Roselands, Riverwood, Peakhurst Heights and Mortdale

* Routes 446, 940, 943, 945, 946, 953, 954, 955 & S14 remain unchanged.


Punchbowl Bus Company Retains Contract

Punchbowl Bus Company is proud to announce our successful tender for the provision of bus services in Sydney's Region 5 contract area.

The winning of this contract will see Punchbowl Bus Company continue to operate services for the people of Hurstville, Roselands and Bankstown until 2019 adding to the over 65 years we have been servicing the community already.

Thank you for your ongoing patronage of our services.

 

Changes to Maiden Street bus route (941)

From 20 May 2013, route 941 will no longer operate on Maiden St between Rawson Rd and Juno Parade due to the installation of a central median at the intersection, preventing all vehicles turning right improving road safety for motorists.

Route 941 will turn onto the adjacent street Rawson Road and then turn left onto Waterloo Road (opposite on return).

Services will continue operating to the scheduled timetable.

 

Easter Bus Services

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating the following services over the Easter period:
 
Good Friday 29th March 2013 – Sunday timetable
Easter Saturday 30th March 2013 – Saturday timetable
Easter Sunday 31st March 2013 – Sunday timetable
Easter Monday 1st April 2013 – Sunday timetable

 

Australia Day 2013 Bus Services

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating the following services over the Australia Day long weekend:
 
Saturday 26th January 2013 – Saturday timetable
Sunday 27th January 2013 – Sunday timetable
Monday 28th January 2013 – Sunday timetable

 

New Metropolitan Bus Fares effective 6 January 2013

A fare increase will commence Sunday 6 January 2013 for CityRail, Sydney Ferries and metropolitan and outer-metropolitan bus services in line with the cost of living. Pensioner Excursion Tickets and Family Funday Sunday tickets will not be changed.


The new fares are listed below.


MyZone fares (Effective 6 January 2013) :

 

Single cash ticket fares Adult Child/Concession
MyBus1 (1-2 sections) $2.20 $1.10
MyBus2 (3-5 sections) $3.60 $1.80
MyBus3 (6+ sections) $4.60 $2.30

Travel often? Pre-purchase your ticket before boarding and save:


Pre-purchased MyBus TravelTen fares Adult Child/Concession
MyBus1 TravelTen (1-2 sections) $17.60 $8.80
MyBus2 TravelTen (3-5 sections) $28.80 $14.40
MyBus3 TravelTen (6+ sections) $36.80 $18.40

Pre-purchased MyMulti Day fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti Day $22.00 $11.00

Pre-purchased MyMulti weekly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $44.00 $22.00
MyMulti2 $52.00 $26.00
MyMulti3 $61.00 $30.50

Pre-purchased MyMulti Monthly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $168.00 N/A
MyMulti2 $199.00 N/A
MyMulti3 $238.00 N/A

Pre-purchased MyMulti quarterly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $463.00 N/A
MyMulti2 $546.00 N/A
MyMulti3 $654.00 N/A

Pre-purchased MyMulti yearly fares Adult Child/Concession
MyMulti1 $1,672.00 N/A
MyMulti2 $1,976.00 N/A
MyMulti3 $2,367.00 N/A

Special multi-modal    
PET $2.50  
Family Funday Sunday $2.50  

Christmas & New Years Bus Services 2012

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating a limited bus service over the Christmas period:

Christmas Day 25th December 2012 Christmas Timetable 1
Boxing Day 26th December 2012 Christmas Timetable 1
New Year's day 1st January 2013 Sunday Timetable

A copy of the Christmas Timetable can be obtained from bus drivers or downloaded below.
Christmas Timetable 2012 pdf(PDF, 1.1mb)

Punchbowl Bus Company wishes its customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Revised timetables effective 10 December 2012

Additional wheelchair accessible services will operate on selected routes from 10 December 2012. Revised timetables are available below.

 

Bus Route Number Bus Route Description
446 Link opens in a new window. St George Hospital to Roselands via Bexley North, Bardwell Park and Earlwood
450 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Burwood via Beverly Hills, Roselands, Lakemba, Belfield and Strathfield
939 Link opens in a new window. Greenacre to Bankstown via Noble Av
940 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Bankstown via Penshurst, Narwee, Riverwood and Punchbowl
941 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Bankstown via Penshurst, Narwee, Roselands, Punchbowl and Greenacre
942 Link opens in a new window. Lugarno to Campsie via Riverwood, Roselands, Wiley Park, Lakemba and Belmore
943 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Lugarno via Penshurst and Peakhurst
944 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Bankstown via Penshurst, Mortdale, Peakhurst Heights, Riverwood, Narwee, Roselands and Punchbowl
945 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Bankstown via Penshurst, Mortdale, Riverwood and South Bankstown
946 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Bankstown via Beverly Hills, Roselands, Lakemba and Greenacre
953 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Connells Point (loop) via South Hurstville and Kyle Bay
954 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Hurstville Grove via Hillcrest Ave
955 Link opens in a new window. Hurstville to Mortdale via Oatley
S14 Link opens in a new window. Lakemba to Mt Lewis via Roselands and Punchbowl

 

Changes to Bridge Street bus route

From Wednesday 2nd May 2012 routes 940, 941, 943, 944 & 945 (to Hurstville) will operate via Bridge Street direct to Forest Road after departing Penshurst Station.

 

These routes will no longer operate on Connelly St or Forest Road between Connelly Street and Bridge Street.

Easter Bus Services 2012

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating the following services over the Easter period.
 
Friday 6th April 2012 (Good Friday) – Sunday timetable
Saturday 7th April 2012 (Easter Saturday) – Saturday timetable
Sunday 8th April 2012 (Easter Sunday) – Sunday timetable
Monday 9th April 2012 (Easter Monday) – Sunday timetable

Changes to Wheelchair Accessible Services

From Monday 26th March 2012 there will be changes to services operated by wheelchair accessible buses for Routes 446, 940 & 946.

Timetables can be downloaded from our timetables page.

2012 School bus services

2012 School bus services are now available. There are no significant changes however, there may be some minor changes as a result of school and students transport needs.

Timetables can be downloaded from our school services page.

Changes to Route 953 & Route 955 timetables

The following changes to Route’s 953 & 955 will commence Monday 16th January 2012.

Route 953, Monday to Friday – all trips departing Hurstville Station between 4:15pm and 6:00pm will depart 3 minutes later
Route 955, Monday to Friday – all trips departing Mortdale Station will depart 3 – 5 minutes later and all trips departing Hurstville Station will depart 3 minutes later
Route 955, Monday to Friday – trip currently departing Lloyd St & Baker St at 8:00am will no longer divert via Baker St & Lansdowne St.
Route 955, Monday to Friday – diversion via Mimosa St, Yarran Rd, Victory Rd & Boorara Ave at 7:58am (to Mortdale) and 3:31pm (from Mortdale)
Route 955, Saturday – all trips departing Mortdale Station will depart 12 minutes earlier (Oatley Station on the hour) and all trips departing Hurstville Station will depart 13 minutes earlier.

A copy of amended Route 953/954/955 timetable can be obtained from your bus driver or downloaded by clicking here.

Kentucky Rd diversion (Route 944)

Kentucky Road, Riverwood will be closed to traffic between Washington Ave and Arizona Place for approximately 6 months from Thursday 15th December 2011.

 

Route 944 services will operate via Washington Avenue and Roosevelt Ave for the duration of this closure. Temporary bus stops will be located on these roads.

Christmas & New Years Bus Services 2011

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating a limited bus service over the Christmas period:

Christmas Day 25th December 2011 Christmas Timetable 1
Boxing Day 26th December 2011 Christmas Timetable 1
Tuesday 27th December 2010 Sunday Timetable
Monday 2nd January 2011 Sunday Timetable

A copy of the Christmas Timetable can be obtained from bus drivers or downloaded below.
Christmas Timetable 2011 pdf(PDF, 1.1mb)

Punchbowl Bus Company wishes its customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Temporary changes to Sydney Olympic Park stopping arrangements for Route 450

Due to Sydney Telstra 500 V8 Supercars event, Route 450 services will be relocated to Australia Ave near Herb Elliot Ave from Monday 7th November 2011 until Friday 9th December 2011.

Changes to Route 944

As of Tuesday 14th June 2011 Route 944 departing Hurstville at 3:07pm (Monday to Friday, School Days only) will now operate via Belmore Rd and Salt Pan Rd to Riverwood Station and not via Forest Rd, Jacques Ave, Trafalgar St and Bonds Rd.

Changes to school services

School services For GRC Penshurst Girls Campus, Marist Brothers, GRC Oatley Senior Campus, Peakhurst West Public School and GRC Peakhurst Campus have been amended with the following changes effective from Tuesday 14th June 2011:

  • School Special 122 (AM) now operates from Lugarno (7:40) and Narwee to Mortdale Station (8:17) via Austral St and Victoria Ave
  • School Special 118 (PM) no longer operates via Peakhurst Heights or Salt Pan. This bus will now operate as Route 945 to Rose St & Punchbowl Rd
  • Route 944 departing Penshurst (3:14), Mortdale (3:21) will no longer operate via Jacques Ave or Trafalgar St. This bus will now operate via Belmore Rd and Salt Pan to Riverwood before continuing to Roselands via Route 944
  • School Special 120 (AM) will now depart Riverwood 3 Minutes earlier at 8:47am

Download amended timetables from our school services page

Route 942 Salt Pan Road Diversion

As of Monday 16th May 2011 the 2:53pm trip departing Riverwood to Lugarno will no longer divert via Salt Pan Rd. The 3:25pm service will now make this diversion.

Route 955 Mortdale Station Bus Stop Location Change

As of Monday 16th May 2011 Route 955 will now set down/pick up in front of Mortdale Hotel (Pitt St).

Easter Bus Services 2011

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating the following services over the Easter period.
 
Friday 22nd April 2011 (Good Friday) – Sunday timetable
Saturday 23rd April 2011 (Easter Saturday) – Saturday timetable
Sunday 24th April 2011 (Easter Sunday) – Sunday timetable
Monday 25th April 2011 (Anzac Day) – Sunday timetable
Tuesday 26th April 2011 (Easter Monday Public Holiday) – Sunday timetable

Hurstville transport interchange bus stop changes

Hurstville Transport Interchange will open on Monday 11 April 2011.

Hurstville Interchange


Punchbowl Bus Company routes, 450, 940, 941, 943, 944, 945 & 946 will depart from Cross St (Westfield) as well as the new interchange.

Buses will no longer pick up on Forest Rd but will continue to set down only outside Westfield (near St George Bank).


Updated timetables available below: (Effective April 11)


Bus Route Number Bus Route Description
450 Link opens in a new window. Burwood to Hurstville via Strathfield, Lakemba and Roselands
940 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Punchbowl, Riverwood, Narwee and Penshurst
941 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Chullora, Greenacre, Punchbowl, Roselands, Narwee and Penshurst
943 Link opens in a new window. Lugarno to Hurstville via Peakhurst and Penshurst
944 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Punchbowl, Roselands, Riverwood, Peakhurst Heights and Mortdale
945 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Riverwood, Bonds Rd, Mortdale and Penshurst
946 Link opens in a new window. Bankstown to Hurstville via Greenacre, Lakemba, South Belmore, Roselands and Beverly Hills

For further information and trip planning visit Transport Info at www.131500.com.au or call 131 500.

Changes to Route 446 from Monday 28th February 2011

The following minor changes will apply to Route 446 services from Monday 28th February 2011:

  • Monday to Friday from Roselands Shopping Centre at 7:50am. This trip will no longer divert to St George Girls High School
  • Monday to Friday from Roselands Shopping Centre at 7:20am, 7:50am, 8:20am, 2:50pm, 3:20pm and 3:50pm, These trips will operate via Preddys Rd, Bexley and not via Laycock St or Alston St
  • Monday to Friday from St George Hospital at 3:03pm. This trip will no longer divert to St George Girls High School
  • Monday to Friday from St George Hospital at 3:35pm. This trip will depart at 3:33pm
  • Monday to Friday from St George Hospital at 7:05am, 7:35am, 8:05am, 3:03pm, 3:33pm and 4:05pm. These trips will operate via Preddys Rd, Bexley and not via Laycock St or Alston St

Download the revised 446 timetable from our timetables page

Australia Day Bus Services 2011

On Australia Day, Wednesday 26th January 2011, Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating to a Sunday timetable.

Christmas & New Years Bus Services 2010

Punchbowl Bus Company will be operating a limited bus service over the Christmas period:


Christmas Day 25th December 2010 Christmas Timetable 1
Boxing Day 26th December 2010 Christmas Timetable 1
Monday 27th December 2010 Sunday Timetable
Tuesday 28th December 2010 Sunday Timetable
Saturday 1st January 2011 Sunday Timetable
Monday 3rd January 2011 Sunday Timetable



A copy of the Christmas Timetable can be obtained from bus drivers or downloaded below.

Christmas Timetable 2010 Link opens in a new window. (PDF, 1.2mb)

Punchbowl Bus Company wishes it customers a merry Christmas and happy New Year.

Changes to wheelchair accessible bus services.

From Monday 5th July 2010 there will be changes to services operated by wheelchair accessible buses. Please check applicable timetable for these services.

450 & 946 timetables are changing from 5 July 2010

From Monday 5 July bus routes 450 & 946 will be running to new timetables.

Timetables will be available from bus drivers or on our timetables page from 5 July 2010.

For further information and trip planning visit www.131500.com.au or call 131500.


Weekly tickets replaced by MyZone tickets

Punchbowl Bus Company would like to advise passengers that from Sunday 18 April 2010 you will need to use a new MyZone weekly ticket or a MyZone TravelTen


For details on the new MyZone ticketing please visit www.myzone.nsw.gov.au Link opens in a new window.

New MyZone Fare Structure from 18 April 2010

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