Bendigo bus upgrades

We’re upgrading bus services in the Bendigo region.

Heathcote to Bendigo

From Sunday 23 September 2018, services from Heathcote to Bendigo will be upgraded to better suit community needs.

The timetable will be more consistent, with five return services on weekdays and three on Saturdays and Sundays. Plus fares will be cheaper! 

IMPORTANT: The first service on weekdays from Heathcote to Bendigo will depart Heathcote at 7:40am, not 7:30am as previously advertised. It will arrive at Bendigo Station at 8:39am.

Heathcote to Bendigo fares
Full fare one wayFull fare returnConcession one wayConcession return
Current $12.40 $20.60 $6.20 $10.30
From 23 September $5.40 $10.80 $2.70 $5.40
Junortoun to Bendigo fares
Full fare one wayFull fare returnConcession one wayConcession return
Current $3 $5.40 $1.50 $2.70
From 23 September $2.40 $4.80 $1.20 $2.40

Route 63

From Monday 24 September 2018, Route 63 services will be extended to Bendigo Hospital to give you a convenient connection from the station to the hospital every 30 minutes. Bus stops at the hospital will be relocated closer to the new hospital entrance.

From Bendigo Station, the bus will run to Bendigo Hospital via Railway Place, Mitchell Street, View Street, Barnard Street, Lucan Street, Bayne Street, Stewart Street and Arnold Street.

A  new bus stop will be located on Arnold Street, between Stewart Street and Lucan Street.

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Route 71

From Monday 24 September 2018, all Route 71 services will be extended to Junortoun. There will be six services per day, Monday to Saturday, servicing Strathfieldsaye and Junortoun.

From Strathfieldsaye, buses will run via Somerville Road, Sullivans Road, Sinclairs Road, Somerset Park Road, Turners Road, Junortoun Road, Trotting Terrace, McIvor Forest Drive, Braeside Drive, Floreate Drive, Junortoun Road, Sullivans Road and Somerville Road, returning in a circular route to Strathfieldsaye.

New bus stops will be located on McIvor Forest Drive and Braeside Drive.

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Customers with accessibility requirements, please note that all information in the above maps is described on this page.

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