Shuttle bus Newcastle campus

A free shuttle bus operates on the Newcastle campus at Callaghan Monday to Friday from 8am to 12 midnight. The shuttle does not operate on weekends, public holidays, University concession days or during the November to March semester break. Restricted services operate during the June/July Semester break.

The shuttle runs two different routes from 8am to 6pm.

Express shuttle run

Between 8–10am and 4-6pm the shuttle bus will operate in a continuous loop stopping at Warabrook Train Station, Carpark 5 (Shortland Union Carpark) and Carpark 15 only. See the route map.

Normal shuttle run

Between 10am–4pm the shuttle bus will operate in a continuous loop throughout Callaghan campus. There are 14 main stops which are shown on the route map.

After hours shuttle service

From 6.30pm up until 1am you can call the shuttle bus driver to arrange pick up, with the final pickup taking place at 12.30am. The shuttle bus will take passengers to locations on campus and also nearby suburbs including Jesmond, Shortland, Birmingham Gardens, Waratah West. For more information see the off campus boundary map.

June/July restricted service

The only shuttle service available during semester break is between 4pm and midnight. Please call the shuttle to arrange pick up.

Arranging pick up

The simplest way to catch the shuttle bus during the day is to download the Double Map app or wait at a bus stop.
For after hours (6.30pm) pick ups call 0407 951 470.
You can also use any University phone by calling extension 27114.