New Saturday bus timetable from 6 April 2024

A new Saturday bus timetable featuring more frequent bus services will begin from Saturday 6 April 2024.

The new timetable will increase local bus frequency on Saturdays, extending hourly services from first service in the morning until 6:00 pm. Rapid bus services will continue to run every 15 to 30 minutes across the entire weekend.

Saturday bus timetable

Changes to the new Saturday bus timetable include:

  • extension of hourly local buses from first service in the morning until 6:00 pm
  • 57 additional bus services in the Belconnen region
  • 48 additional bus services in the Gungahlin region
  • 61 additional bus services in the Central Canberra region
  • 73 additional bus services in the Woden, Weston Creek and Molonglo regions, and
  • 92 additional bus services in the Tuggeranong region.

The new timetable does not include changes to services on Sundays.

Preview the new Saturday bus timetable.

Preview timetable

Light rail

There are no changes to light rail frequencies which remain every 15 minutes on weekends.

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Journey planning

Journey planning

Rethink your routine and consider when and how you travel.

If possible, travel outside peak times, allow extra time for your trip or find other ways to travel to the city such as walking, cycling or e-scooting.

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The new Saturday bus timetable is in place from 6 April 2024. Rethink your routine and plan ahead.