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Wollongong City Council

Public Transport

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.

Visit the Transport for NSW website to plan your journey by bus or train.

There are also some great mobile apps to help you get around on public transport.

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.

Gong Shuttle

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:

Other buses

You can find information about local bus routes on the Transport for NSW website.

Bus companies that service our area are:

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.

Council looks after bus shelters and seats at bus stops across the city.

If you notice any damage at a bus shelter, please report it to us.

You can also email us to suggest a location for a new bus shelter.

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.