Wollongong’s public transport network includes buses and Sydney Trains.
Buses and trains across Wollongong accept Opal Cards. To find out more or get an Opal Card, visit the Opal website.
Wollongong is part of the Sydney Trains network. Trains are a great way to get around locally, or between Wollongong and Sydney, including Sydney airport.
For more information, visit the Sydney Trains website.
The free Gong Shuttle Bus (55A and 55C) links the centre of Wollongong with the railway station, the hospital, TAFE and University campuses, and beaches.
The Gong Shuttle runs every 10 to 20 minutes.
You can see a map of the routes and stops using the links below:
You can find information about local bus routes on the Transport for NSW website.
Bus companies that service our area are:
- Premier Illawarra (02) 4271 1322
- Dions Bus Service (02) 4243 8888
- Busabout linking Wollongong and Campbelltown (02) 4631 4200
Marine Drive re-alignment and bus layover changes
There have been temporary changes made to bus layover parking in the Wollongong CBD. This is to facilitate the construction of the finish line for the UCI Road World Championships in September 2022 at Marine Drive. The Transport for NSW bus layover has been moved temporarily from Marine Drive near Lang Park to on-street locations within in the city CBD while planning for the permanent location for the bus layover is completed. Council will work with Transport for NSW, local businesses and residents and bus operators on the permanent location for the bus layover in the future.
Read more about the temporary bus access changes in the Wollongong CBD by downloading the Transport for NSW notification letter.
Community Transport Wollongong Shellharbour (CTWS) offers affordable and reliable community transport options for people who have difficulty accessing private and public transport.
To find out more, visit the CTWS website.
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