Campus Services

Intercampus bus service

The inter-campus bus service operated by Redline Tasmania runs Monday to Thursday at 6.00am (for an 8.45am arrival). This service is specifically for UTAS students and staff and is offered at a reduced fare (students $15; staff $25). The service operates during semester 1 and 2 only between Newnham and Sandy Bay campuses. Return trips are provided by regular Redline services, charged at regular student/adult fares.

To use the service:

  1. Go to the Redline website to make a booking.
  2. Via the Redline online bookings screen, select the departure ('from') location by selecting one of the University service pick-up locations listed below.
  3. Select the arrival ('to') location by selecting 'University Launceston' or 'University Hobart'.
  4. Select fare type – either 'Unitas stud 6.00am special' ($15) or 'Unitas staff 6.00am special' ($25)

Southbound stops

  • Newnham campus, outside Arts Building, Newnham Drive (select 'University Launceston')
  • Inveresk campus, Metro stop 3, Invermay Road (select 'Inveresk car park')
  • Launceston CBD, Wellington Street, near Burson Autoparts (select 'Launceston Bursons')
  • Oatlands ‘Midland Highway centre turnoff at the end of Stanley Street’ (select 'Oatlands Centre Turnoff')
  • [For drop-off at Hobart CBD, Zero Davey, select 'University Hobart' but inform driver that you wish to stop in the Hobart CBD)]
  • Sandy Bay campus (select 'University Hobart')

Northbound stops

  • Sandy Bay campus, Churchill Ave before roundabout (select 'University Hobart')
  • Hobart CBD, Macquarie Street, opposte Frankline Square (select 'Hobart Franklin Sq')
  • the Derwent Entertainment Centre (select 'Hobart Derwent Ent Centre')
  • Oatlands, ‘Midland Highway centre turn-off at the end of Stanley Street’ (select 'Oatlands Centre Turnoff')
  • [For drop-off in Launceston CBD, Bathurst St, select 'University Launceston' but inform driver that you wish to stop in the Launceston CBD)]
  • Inveresk campus (select 'University Launceston')
  • Newnham campus (select 'University Launceston')

Dates of operation for 2014 academic year

First semester

Monday 24 February First semester commences
Monday 10 March Eight-hour Day public holiday - no bus service
Fri 18 to Fri 24 April  Easter Break and ANZAC Day - no bus service
Friday 30 May End of semester 1

Second semester

Monday 14 July Second semester commences
Mon 1 to Fri 5 September Mid-semester break commences - no bus service
Friday 17 October Second semester ends