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Getting around/transport

When it comes to getting to, from and around our campuses, it’s important to know the convenient and sustainable transport options available.

Driving isn’t the only way and choosing an alternative option can save you time and money, as well as contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

We are committed to supporting students and staff to choose sustainable transport and have developed a Sustainable Transport Strategy.

Tasmanian campuses

Metro buses run frequently between Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast campuses – the city centres, and also offer suburban services directly from some campuses.

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Using a Greencard is the most affordable and convenient way to pay for Metro bus travel.

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Full-time students are eligible to receive concession fares on presentation of a UTAS issued student ID, either on-board or when purchasing a Greencard.

Sydney Campus

Buses and train services operate on routes to and from Lilyfield.

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Regional Tasmania

Select bus services operate on routes to and from our regional centres.

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The free UniHopper operates throughout the day to get students and staff between our Hobart City locations, the Sandy Bay campus and accommodation sites.

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Metro provides a free service for students and staff travelling between the Newnham and Inveresk campuses and the city on the 110 route upon presentation of a UTAS issued student or staff ID card.

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The City of Launceston through Metro provides a free Tiger Bus which operates on selected routes around Launceston City.

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Walking, cycling or hopping on an e-scooter are great options that benefit your health and the environment, as well as saving you time and money by avoiding car parking hassles and fees. To support your active commute, all campuses have facilities available for cyclists.

E-scooters are welcome on all campuses, please observe the no ride zone signage in designated areas. Beam (purple) and Neuron (orange) operate e-scooters within TAS and NSW.

Climate positive, Cost Saving, Convenient Liftango – Our free and easy way to rideshare

Liftango is a ridesharing app exclusively for our university community. Riders and drivers are matched in-app to make ride sharing easy! The app supports you throughout your entire commute and has the flexibility for you to choose rides on the days and times best suited.

There are sign-posted designated free parking spaces* available exclusively for our Liftango drivers. Ridesharing positively contributes to our sustainability commitments, builds our community and saves you time and money.

*If the designated parking spaces are full, drivers will need to use alternate spaces which may require a permit or payment.

Download the app (Apple) (Android) and sign up with your UTAS email address.

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Flexicar (South only)

Provides car hire by the hour or the day to our students and staff, joining Flexicaris free on the UTAS student rate plan*. Flexicars are located in Hobart City (Hobart Apartments car park, ground level) and Sandy Bay (Main car park, near Humanities).

*Terms and conditions apply

UTAS Student Rate Plan is available exclusively to UTAS student. Students need to sign up using a UTAS email address. * $0 join discount only applies to the annual membership fee. * Standard damage cover excess applies as per the Flexicar terms and conditions. If you would like to opt in to the reduced excess plan please contact the Flexicar Member Care Centre.View further information

Electric car charging stations have been installed on the Sandy Bay, Newnham and Cradle Coast campuses. These stations are available for private cars. You can locate the charging stations on UniMaps, select the campus (ie: Sandy Bay) from the drop down menu and type ‘Electric Vehicle Charging’ into the seach field.

Electric bike and scooter charging stations are available in all bike hubs. Some bike hubs have publicly accessible power points. If there is not a bike hub on your campus, you can take your battery into the buildings and use any standard power point.