USC Express Shuttle - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Express Shuttle

The USC Express Shuttle Service is a FREE service for all students and staff who hold a current University identification card.

Services commence on the first day of Semester and run until the last day of Semester 1 and 2 only. The shuttle service operates during teaching weeks from Monday to Friday and does not run during University breaks, including the Easter intra-semester break, the study break, Orientation week and exam period or on public holidays.

Routes

In 2020, the University will provide express shuttle buses between:

  • USC Gympie campus (via Cooroy) and the USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs) campus
  • USC Caboolture shuttle bus loop service between the USC Caboolture campus and Caboolture train station during semester.
Transport Me

Download the free TransportMe app

TransportMe is a complete, real-time transport passenger app that can be downloaded for free (compatible with both iOS and android phones).

  • Track your bus: Find out the current location of the Gympie USC express shuttle and how far it is from your stop. No more missed services!
  • Capacity notifications: Once the bus reaches 90% capacity an alert is issued to the Passenger App so students will be notified in advance.

To download the app visit TransportMe.

Timetables - Semester 2, 2020 

Gympie Shuttle Service

Please note: This service will recommence operation from Monday 17 August 2020,
Monday-Friday, as per below schedule, excluding weekends and public holidays.

No Buses during study break and exam period
Northbound - USC Sunshine Coast to USC Gympie (3 services)
Location Bus Stop No Run 1 Time Run 2 Time Run 3 Time
Depart USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs), Platform 2 301501 7:45am 12:15pm 5:30pm
Depart Cooroy Station 301599 8:20am 12:50pm 6:05pm
Depart Gympie Intercity Bus Stop 770104 8:50am 1:25pm 6:40pm
Arrive USC Gympie/TAFE Unmarked 8:55am 1:30pm 6:45pm
Southbound - USC Gympie to USC Sunshine Coast (3 services)
Location Bus Stop No Run 1 Time Run 2 Time Run 3 Time
Depart USC Gympie/TAFE Unmarked 6:15am 10:30am 4:15pm
Depart Gympie Intercity Bus Stop 770104 6:25am 10:40am 4:25pm
Depart Cooroy Station 301599 7:00am 11:15am 4:55pm
Arrive, USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs), Platform 2 301501 7:30am 11:50am 5:25pm

Caboolture Loop Shuttle Service

A free shuttle service is offered for all USC and TAFE students and staff travelling between the USC Caboolture campus and the Caboolture train station (the pick-up and drop-off point is in the eastern carpark). Show your USC or TAFE identity card to access the shuttle bus. Service operates weekdays from Monday 13 July - Friday 23 October 2020. Please note: The service does not run on weekends, public holidays (10 August and 5 October) or during the USC mid-semester break (28 September - 2 October).

Caboolture Loop Shuttle Bus Service Timetable: From 17 August 2020*

Please note: This service operates from 17 August 2020, Monday-Friday, as per below schedule, excluding weekends and public holidays.

* Timetable is subject to change.

Depart Caboolture Station Arrive USC/TAFE Caboolture Depart USC/TAFE Caboolture Arrive Caboolture Station
Morning Run

7:15

7:19

7:19

7:23

7:30

7:34

7:34

7:38

7:45

7:49

7:49

7:53

8:00

8:04

8:04

8:10

8:15

8:19

8:19

8:25

8:30

8:34

8:34

8:40

8:45

8:49

8:49

8:55

9:00

9:04

9:04

9:10

9:15

9:19

9:19

9:25

9:45

9:49

9:49

9:53

10:15

10:19

10:19

10:23

10:45

10:49

10:49

10:53

11:15

11:19

11:19

11:23

11:45

11:49

11:49

11:53

Afternoon Run

12:15

12:19

12:19

12:23

12:45

12:49

13:15

13:19

13:19

13:23

13:45

13:49

13:49

13:53

14:15

14:19

14:19

14:23

14:45

14:49

14:49

14:53

15:15

15:19

15:19

15:23

15:45

15:49

15:49

15:53

16:15

16:19

16:19

16:23

16:45

16:49

16:49

16:53

17:15

17:19

17:19

17:23

17:45

17:49

17:49

17:53

18:15

18:19

Travel times may vary depending on traffic conditions. Please arrive ten minutes prior to the departure time to ensure you do not miss your bus service.

Please note: USC is not responsible for ensuring that the shuttle buses arrive on time, or that passengers comply with travel regulations. For all matters relating the whereabouts of a late bus, or travel regulations, please contact the bus service provider directly:

  • Gympie route: Polleys Bus Service Tel: (07) 5480 4500
  • Caboolture Loop: Coast & Country - Tel: 1300 428737

Consider combining your methods of travel in a single day, for example using the USC Shuttle or a TransLink service in one direction, and carpooling in another.

All enquiries about the USC Express Shuttle and any other travel initiatives can be emailed to travel2USC@usc.edu.au.