Shuttle Service

myUON App

Download the myUON App to find all the information you need about the University of Newcastle's shuttle services. This includes live tracking, pick up and drop off points, maps and timetables.

The myUON:Official mobile app is available on iOS and Android from the app stores OR access via a web browser at

NUspace Shuttle

Due to the campus closure, the NUspace shuttle and the campus shuttles are not operating. Normal services will resume when restrictions ease.

The NUspace shuttle is a free inter-campus service that runs Monday to Friday from 7:10am – 10:15pm between Callaghan and Newcastle City campuses. The shuttle services NUspace and the surrounding buildings before travelling past the Q building and stopping at Marketown before making its' way back to Callaghan.

The shuttle service runs during semester on a 30-minute frequency. During semester break the shuttle will change to a hourly service. Download the myUON app to keep an eye on where the shuttle is in real time!

To use the shuttle, all you need to do is tap your student or staff card at the reader when getting on the bus. Wi-Fi is also available for you to use while travelling.

The best way to track the shuttle and access timetable information is through the myUON app. The Shuttles tile in myUON app will show the current location of the shuttle in real time and you can also see information about connections with other shuttles like the station and security shuttles.

Here are a couple of ways to find information about accessing myUON app as a student or as a staff member.

Operation Schedule and Timetables

Important information - NUspace shuttle

  • Unless specified all arrival times are estimated. Whilst all efforts have been made travel times may vary depending on traffic conditions. Please arrive ten minutes prior to the departure time to ensure you do not miss your bus service.
  • Departures from the Design Bus Stop and from NUspace are scheduled departure times. When catching the bus from either of these stops you may have a short delay whilst the bus waits for their designated departure time.
  • The NUspace Shuttle service operates Monday – Friday only and does not operate on weekends.

Callaghan Campus Security shuttle

The Security shuttle operates Monday - Friday during Semester to help you get around campus safely. The shuttle does not operate on weekends, public holidays, University concession days or during semester recess. A restricted service operates during the June/July semester break. The shuttle routes are shown on this map.

Station shuttle route

Connecting the train station with Callaghan campus this service operates Monday to Friday during Semester between 8.00am to 10.00am and 4.00pm to 6.00pm. The service operates on a continuous loop stopping at Warabrook Train Station (carpark 16) and Shortland Union building (carpark 5). This route is shown in a purple colour on the route map.

Campus Loop route

Between the station route times the Security shuttle will operate on a continuous loop around Callaghan campus between 10.00am to 4.00pm. If you miss the NUspace shuttle you could catch the Security shuttle to get around the campus.

Visit the myUON app to track the shuttle in real time. The shuttle route is shown in a gold colour on this map.

Night service

From 6.30pm up until 1.00am you can call the Security shuttle to arrange a pick up. The Night service takes passengers to locations on-campus and nearby suburbs including Jesmond, Shortland, Birmingham Gardens and Waratah West. Click here to see the
off-campus boundary map.

For the Security shuttle Night service you can arrange a pick-up by calling 4921 5888 and then pressing '2'. If you want to keep an eye on where the security shuttle is download the myUON app.

Central Coast Campus Security shuttle

A free Security shuttle operates during the semester on the Central Coast campus Monday to Friday from 5.00pm to 10.00pm.

The shuttle departs from the main bus stop on the Loop Road but will come to your location on request. The service also includes drop off and pick up to Ourimbah Railway Station by request.

To arrange a pick up with the Security shuttle please call 4921 5888 and then press '3'.

The shuttle does not operate on weekends, public holidays, University concession days or during semester breaks.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.