⚠️ This article refers to a bus service which operated between 2016 and 2019.

After a long absence, a free loop bus will return to the streets of Canberra’s CBD from Monday 4 July 2016.

The launch of the route coincides with the establishment of the new “Transport Canberra” agency, which brings Capital Metro and ACTION together into a single government body.

The new loop service will provide a convenient link to highly-frequented areas of the CBD such as the City Bus Station, Canberra Centre, Braddon precinct, Northbourne Avenue, the Australian National University and New Acton precinct. It will run between 7am and 7pm weekdays, with buses departing approximately every 10 minutes.

The City Loop will provide a convenient ‘turn up and go’ weekday service for commuters and will connect with high frequency Red and Blue Rapid services and buses to the Parliamentary Triangle. The service will support local businesses and help Canberrans travel around popular areas in the CBD for free.

The City Loop service ceased operations on 26 April 2019.

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This page was last updated on 19 February 2023