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    Chartering a Bus

    Newcastle Buses & Ferries offers a cost effective way for you to arrange transport for your event. We offer competitive rates for all types of hire needs including:


    Availability of buses is subject to operational requirements, proposed usage and conditions of use.

    Buses are only available outside of peak service times, between 9.30am and 2.30pm, and after 6pm weekdays, and any time during operating hours in school holidays and on weekends.

    Wheelchair accessible buses must only be requested when specifically required for your hiring needs.

    Operating Area

    Newcastle Buses & Ferries will hire out buses in areas within the following boundaries:

    • To the North - Buladelah;
    • To the West - Singleton;
    • To the South - Gosford.


    The capacity of vehicles depends on the bus type.

    • Rigid buses (standard) carry a maximum of 58 people (43 seated and 15 standing).
    • Wheelchair accessible buses carry a maximum of 54 passengers (39 seated and 15 standing).

    Terms and conditions also apply, depending on the hiring type. 

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