Bus and coach
Permanent changes to buses including new routes, timetable upgrades and route changes. For more information about any of these changes, call 1800 800 007 or follow the links below.
Changes to regional bus and coach services
From Sunday 31 March 2019, we’re making changes across the regional public transport network, including:
- Geelong to Lorne and Apollo Bay coaches will stop at Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre
- Stawell and Halls Gap will get more coach services
- Shepparton coach services will have some changes (due to rail changes)
- Seymour, Kilmore East and Wallan town buses will have some timetable changes to maintain train connections
- Lara Routes 10 and 12 will have minor timetable changes
- Daylesford to Woodend will get more coach services
New timetables are available below and at staffed stations:
- View Geelong to Warrnambool via Lorne and Apollo Bay timetable
- View Halls Gap to Melbourne via Stawell and Ballarat coach timetable
From Sunday 18 March, we’ll be relocating bus stops on Route 456 and Night Bus Route 943 off the Western Highway and into Rockbank. New timetables will be available from Friday 1 March 2019.
From 1 April 2019, buses in Kyneton will run six days a week from Monday to Saturday. New timetables will be available from Friday 1 March 2019.
From 8 March 2019, an accessible taxi will meet the last V/Line coach from Melbourne at Anderson Interchange each Friday.
From Thursday 24 January 2018 there'll be a new trial service between Echuca and Barmah, servicing the communities of Cummeragunja and Moama.
Temporary changes to these routes due to road works finished on Sunday 4 November 2018.
Following the removal of the level crossing at Buckley Street near Essendon Station, buses returned to Rose and Russell streets from Sunday 11 November 2018.
Proposed upgrades create three distinct bus routes in the Macedon Ranges from Romsey to Kyneton, Lancefield to Sunbury and Lancefield to Gisborne.
From Sunday 23 September 2018, buses in the Bendigo region are upgraded, including:
The Plenty Valley bus network was adjusted to connect to the three new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge. Routes 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386 and 387 were updated and a loop service for Mernda and Doreen, Route 388 and Route 389, was added.