Security Shuttle

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  • No standing while travelling on shuttle buses
  • Practise physical distancing where possible
  • Practise good hand hygiene and cough etiquette
  • Wear a mask where physical distancing is not possible

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Callaghan campus

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 the semester recesses. A restricted service operates during the June/July semester break.

Security Shuttle

Station 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). See the route map.

Campus route

Between the Express Station shuttle times the shuttle bus 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. Visit the myUON app to track the shuttle in real time.

Night Shuttle

From 6.30pm up until 1.00am you can call the security shuttle to arrange a pick up. The security night shuttle 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 after hours shuttle service you can arrange a pick-up by calling 4921 5888 and then pressing '2' or calling 0407 951 470. If you want to keep an eye on where the security shuttle is download the myUON app.

Central Coast campus

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' or call 0414 411 799.

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.