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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.

Other buses

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

Bus companies that service our area are:

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.

Changes to the Gong Shuttle Bus route

The 55C Free Gong Shuttle route will change from Monday 1 February 2021 to allow for a separated cycleway to be created along Smith Street for the Pop-Up Cycling Routes project.

Changes include:

  1. The 55C will no longer travel west on Smith Street. Instead it will continue south along Harbour Street then west along Market Street. It will then turn south onto Corrimal Street and continue its usual route.
  2. The bus stop for the 55C and the 65 bus services currently on the east side of Corrimal Street, between Smith Street and Market Street, will be moved about 120 metres south on Corrimal Street, between Market Street and 115 Corrimal Street.
  3. Some on-road parking will be shifted to make room for the new bus stop location and ensure no overall loss of parking:
    1. 4-5 car spaces will be removed from Corrimal Street between Market and Crown streets
    2. 4-5 car spaces will be installed on Corrimal Street between Smith and Market streets.

Please see the map below for an overview of these changes:

Gong Shuttle changes February 2021  PDF, 136.55 KB

Please also note, there will be no changes to the 55A Free Gong Shuttle.

To stay up to date with bus routes and timetables, please visit the Transport for NSW website.