In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

Canberra Hospital

5124 0000


Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

Poisons Hotline

For a poison emergency in Australia call

131126

Drug and Alcohol Help Line

The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on

5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

When to use public transport


Helping you maintain physical distancing on board

To help you spread out your travel and allow for physical distancing on board we are providing guidance on the quietest times to travel on our busiest services - Rapids 2-10 and light rail, during the week.

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Quietest times to consider travelling

Where vehicle is anticipated to be at 50% capacity or less.

Based on patronage recorded: 27-31 July 2020.

Rapid buses

The following table outlines the best time to travel on Rapid bus services to maintain physical distancing.

Route Route description Best time to travel on weekdaysTimetable
2Fraser to Fyshwick
via Belconnen and City
  • First service to 7:30 am
  • 8:30 am to 9:15 am
  • 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • 4:00 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    2Fyshwick to Fraser
    via City and Belconnen
  • First service to 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
  • 6:00 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    3Spence to Airport 
    via City and Brindabella
  • First service to 7:45 am
  • 9:00 am to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    3Airport to Spence
    via Brindabella and City
  • First service to 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • 5:30 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    4Belconnen to Tuggeranong
    via City and Woden 
  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 8:30 am to 3:15 pm
  • 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • 5:30 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    4Tuggeranong to Belconnen
    via Woden and City
  • First service to 7:45 am
  • 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • 12:15 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    5City West to Lanyon
    via Woden and Erindale
  • First service to 3:15 pm
  • 3:45 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    5Lanyon to City West
    via Erindale and Woden
  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 8:45 am to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    6City West to Woden
    via Kingston
  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • 3:30 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    6Woden to City West
    via Kingston
  • First service to 4:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    7Weston Creek to City
    via Cooleman Court
  • All services
  • Weekday timetable
    7City to Weston Creek 
    via Cooleman Court 
  • All services
  • Weekday timetable
    8Gungahlin to Belconnen
    via Gundaroo Drive
  • First service to 8:15 am
  • 8:45 am to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    8Belconnen to Gungahlin
    via Gundaroo Drive
    All servicesWeekday timetable
    9Belconnen to Watson
    via Bruce and Dickson
  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 8:45 am to 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    9Watson to Belconnen
    via Dickson and Bruce
  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 8:15 am to 3:15 pm
  • 4:00 pm to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    10Denman Prospect to City
    via John Gorton Drive
  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 8:30 am to last service
  • Weekday timetable
    10City to Denman Prospect
    via John Gorton Drive
  • All services
  • Weekday timetable

    Light rail

    The following table outlines the best time to travel on light rail in order to maintain physical distancing.

    Best time to travel on weekdays Frequency guides

    Southbound (Gungahlin to Alinga)

  • First service to 8:00 am
  • 9:00 am to 3:15 pm
  • 4:00 pm to last service
  • Frequency guide

    Northbound (Alinga to Gungahlin)

  • First service to 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
  • 6:00 pm to last service
  • Frequency guide

    Note:

    Always remember:

    Useful links:
    Transport Canberra COVID-19 travel advice
    Routes and timetables