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Bus Services

Stradbroke Island Buses would like to Welcome everyone back to the Island as of the 16/5/2020 for your day trips only until further notice from the Government, Our Timetable has not changed and all our buses are Sanitised Daily and we also carry Hand Sanitiser for your convivence. Drivers are wearing gloves and as per Q Connect we are not able to use the front seats on our buses due to Social Distancing.

Due to Social Distancing we have extra Buses running  on the Weekend’s to cater for Passenger’s to keep social distancing protocol as required by TMR, but this may mean some passengers may have to wait for the following service if the  1st bus is full.

Welcome to Stradbroke Island Bus Service

When you arrive on Stradbroke Island a Stradbroke Island Bus will be waiting for you at either
“Stradbroke Island Ferries” terminal @ Dunwich and the “Gold Cat Ferries” terminal @ One Mile.
Stradbroke Island Buses offers a daily travel pass enabling you to use any bus at any time as per the
timetable this will give you all day to visit all the Island has to offer.
Please speak to the driver for your daily travel pass.
This bus service will take you anywhere on the Island as per the timetable and Island map for your Island destinations. Please note our Buses go to and from Amity Point five (5) times a day, please check timetable for more information on the Amity Point
This is a public transport bus service. As your return daily bus pass is only valid for return to the
same Terminal you arrived at, we encourage all passengers to note which Ferry service you arrived
on to ensure a problem free return. There are no Government Go Cards, EFPOS or per sold online
tickets facilities for your bus fare our service is CASH only. (At this stage)
An extra charge of $5.00 (each way) applies to pushbikes.
Please refer to the Stradbroke Island Buses timetable to plan your day.
There are no bus services to *Brown Lake and *Blue Lakes…..we can however arrange a charter
service to these destinations by contacting our office.
There are two extra services that do not appear on the timetable for your convenience, they are as
11.50 Departs Point Lookout going to Gold Cats terminal and Stradbroke Island Ferries terminal.
12.25 departs Stradbroke Island Ferries terminal and Gold Cats terminal servicing all Island
Enjoy your day on the Island.

Bus Charter

We provide group bookings, private charters, wedding transport and transfers to all venues and events on the island.

Travel Concessions

The Queensland Government offers concessions on public transport services in south east Queensland.

Water Taxis

Click on the links below for timetables
Stradbroke Flyer Gold Cats
Stradbroke Ferries Water Taxi

Stradbroke Holidays

There's lots to see and do on Stradbroke Island. Find out where you can stay, where to eat and what's on.
Holiday info


Bus Fares - Cash Only
**Please Note GoCards Not Accepted**

Zone 1

  • Adult single $2.30
  • Concession $1.20
  • Return $4.40, concession $2.20
* Return tickets are valid only on day of sale

Zone 2

  • Adult single $4.80
  • Concession $2.40
  • Return $9.40, concession $4.60

More Information

For all bus, train and water taxi transport information, visit the Translink website or phone 13 12 30