This page lists various transport-related sites around the ACT, as well as major attractions and shopping centres and the bus routes you can catch to each of the locations. You should also visit the ACTION Website’s Tourist Information page.

Photo Opportunities
One of the best photo opportunities for ACTION buses is to sit outside either depot on a school day from around 2pm in the afternoon. A huge number of buses generally leave the depot between 2pm and 3pm to do school services. Both depots generally nearly empty out at around this time of the day and only a small amount of buses remain in the depot.

Tuggeranong and Belconnen Depots both house PR100.2, PR100.3, Dennis Dart SLF, Scania K320UB (Steer Tag), MAN 18.320 and Scania K360UA (articulated) buses.

Irisbus Agoralines reside only at Belconnen, as do the two MAN 18.310 diesel units. Renault PR180.2 (articulated),  Scania L94UB CNG and MAN 18.310 CNG all reside only at Tuggeranong.

Woden Depot is home to stored and withdrawn units, vehicles recently delivered, the Special Needs Fleet (Hino AC140 and Mitsubishi Rosa) and what remains of the Heritage Fleet.

Where’s the best place to spot…?
Any of the below bus stations are suitable for Renault PR100.2, Renault PR100.3, Scania L94UB, MAN 18.310, MAN 18.320, Irisbus Agoraline and Scania K320UB Buses.

Articulated Buses mainly operate on School Services and Xpresso Services, so are best found outside the depot or in the Parliamentary Triangle or City during afternoon peak hour. Dennis Dart SLF buses are more commonly found in Woden Bus Station. PR100.3 are more often found on the northside as the majority reside at Belconnen.

City West Bus Station and Layover is well worth checking out during afternoon peak.

City Bus Station
The City Bus Station is located on a “T” formation of three streets – Alinga St, East Row and Mort Street. The following routes travel to or via City Bus Station:
Weekdays: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 30, 31, 39, 50, 51, 52, 56, 57, 58, 59, 80, 81 (Holidays only), 82, 200, 300, 312, 313, 314, 315, 318, 319
Xpresso/Peak: 111, 160, 161, 162, 170, 265, 267, 701, 702, 703, 704, 710, 720, 729, 732, 737, 768, 769, 780, 785, 787, 788
Weekends: 900, 930, 931, 932, 934, 935, 936, 937, 938, 939, 942, 980, 981, 982

City West Bus Station
The City West Bus Station in between University Ave and Allsop St City East. It is the only Bus Layover in the City.
Only Xpresso and Peak services operate to and from City West. They are: 160, 161, 162, 265, 267, 729, 768, 769, 785, 787, 788

Woden Bus Station
The Woden Bus Station is located on the corner of Bradley St and Callam St in Phillip. The following routes travel to or via Woden Bus Station
Weekdays: 2, 3, 5, 6, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 75, 76, 77, 80, 88, 300, 312, 313, 314, 315, 318, 319
Xpresso/Peak: 111, 160, 161, 162, 170, 225, 226, 227, 265, 267, 732, 749
Weekends: 900, 921, 922, 923, 924, 925, 927, 932, 934, 938, 960, 961, 962, 964, 988

Belconnen Stations
Belconnen differs from the other major centres in that it features three separate bus stations in place of a central one. They are the Belconnen Community Station, Westfield Bus Station and the Cohen Street Station. All three are located on Cohen Street, Belconnen The following routes travel to or via the stations:
Weekdays: 3, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 30, 31, 43, 45, 51, 52, 59, 73, 74, 300, 312, 313, 314, 315, 318, 319.
Xpresso/Peak: 705, 710, 749
Weekends: 900, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 932, 934, 942, 951, 952, 958, 980

Tuggeranong Bus Station
The Tuggeranong Bus Station is located on Pitman St Greenway. The following routes travel to or via the Tuggeranong Bus Station
Weekdays: 11, 18, 19, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 300, 312, 313, 314, 315, 318, 319
Xpresso/Peak: 111, 160, 161, 162, 265, 267, 705, 786
Weekends: 900, 912, 913, 914, 915, 961, 962, 964, 966, 967, 968

ACTION Tuggeranong Depot
ACTION’s Tuggeranong Depot is home to a variety of ACTION vehicles (although no Agoralines), the workshops, and the CNG refuelling facility. It is located at 200 Scollay Street in Tuggeranong, and has a bus stop right outside. The following routes travel past
Weekdays: 18, 19, 63, 66, 67, 318, 319
Peak/Xpresso: 267, 786
Weekends: 913, 914, 967, 968

ACTION Belconnen Depot
ACTION’s Belconnen Depot also houses a variety of ACTION vehicles aside from the gas vehicles. It is located on Cohen Street Belconnen, alongside the Cohen St Station.
Services for Belconnen Depot are as per the Belconnen Stations.

Canberra Railway Station
The Canberra Railway station is located off Wentworth Avenue Kingston. Catch the following services
Weekdays: 80 and 200
Xpresso/Peak: 768, 769, 788
Weekends: 980

Canberra Airport
The Canberra International Airport is a 15 minute drive from the City. It is located off Pialligo Avenue on Tyson Dr.
Services for the Airport are: Airport Express (Royale Coach), which departs from West Row.
ACTION do not service the airport however it does travel to the nearby Brindabella Business Park on the following routes:
Weekdays: 10
Xpresso/Peak: 28, 737, 757, 786

Fraser West Terminus
The Fraser Terminus is located on Shakespeare Crescent, and is used as a start/finish point for intertown services. Services for Fraser Terminus are:
Weekdays: 13, 14, 313, 314
Xpresso/Peak: 703
Weekends: 903, 905

Spence Terminus
The Spence terminus is located on Copland Dr in Spence (behind the 5-Star supermarket) and is used as a start/finish point for intertown services. Services for Spence Terminus are:
Weekdays: 12, 15, 312, 315.
Xpresso/Peak: 701
Weekends: 902, 906

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Tourist Loop – Route 81 (981 on Weekends)
Route 81 departs City Interchange and travels to CSIRO Discovery, Botanic Gardens, Telstra Tower, Scrivener Dam and the National Zoo and Aquarium. A moderate walking distance from the route will also take you to Black Mountain Peninsula and Government House. This route operates only during school holidays and on public holidays. Route 981 follows the same route as Route 81 and operates on weekends only.

Parliament House
Parliament House is located in Capital Hill. Catch the following routes to Parliament Drive or Federation Mall.
Weekdays: 2, 3
Weekends: 934

Old Parliament House
Old Parliament House is located on King George Tce, Parkes. Catch the following services to King George Tce:
Weekdays: 6
Weekends: 934, 935 (to Parkes Pl)

Lake Burley Griffin Precinct
Tourist attractions include Questacon, National Library, National Gallery and Commonwealth Place. Catch the following routes to King Edward Tce or Langton Cres
Weekdays: 2, 3, 6
Weekends: 934, 935

Casino Canberra
Casino Canberra is located on Binara St Canberra City. It is a short walk from City Bus Station on City Walk,

Canberra Institute of Sport / Canberra Stadium
Both located on Battye St Bruce. Catch the following services to Leverrier Cres
Weekdays: 7
Weekends: 980

Canberra Indoor Sports and Aquatic Centre (CISAC)
Eastern Valley Way, Belconnen. Catch the following Routes to College St:
Weekdays: 3, 7, 31, 56, 58, 59, 71, 300, 312, 313, 314, 315, 318, 319
Weekends: 900, 932, 934, 952, 980

Gold Creek / Cockington Green / Ginninderra Village / National Dinosaur Museum
All located in Nicholls. Catch the following routes to O’Hanlon Place:
Weekdays: 51, 52
Weekends: 951, 952

War Memorial
Treloar Crescent Campbell. Catch the following routes to Limestone Ave:
Weekdays: 10
Weekends: 930, 931

National Museum of Australia
Lennox Csg Acton. Catch the following routes to Lennox Crossing:
Weekdays: 3
Weekends: 934

O’Malley Embassy District
Catch the following routes to Culgoa Cct, Kareelah Vista and Tyagarah Street:
Weekdays: 23, 24
Weekends: 923, 924

National Sports Centre / National Hockey Centre
Mouat Street Lyneham. Catch the following routes to Mouat St:
Weekdays: 6, 7, 30, 31
Xpresso/Peak: 701, 702
Weekends: 932, 936, 937, 980

Canberra Racecourse
Randwick Road, Lyneham
Routes divert from Flemington Road on Racedays only. See the ACTION Website for details.

Exhibition Park
Flemington Road, Lyneham
Weekdays: 5, 56, 58, 82, 200
Xpresso/Peak: 757
Weekends: 956, 958, 982

SHOPPING CENTRES

Tuggeranong Hyperdome
Anketell St Tuggeranong – adjacent to Tuggeranong Bus Station
Coles, Kmart, Woolworths, Target, Big W, JB HiFi, Best and Less, Limelight Cinemas, Rebel Sport, Jardin Fresh life Supermarket, The Reject Shop, The Good Guys, Harris Scarfe

Westfield Woden
Bradley St Phillip – adjacent to Woden Bus Station
Coles, Big W, Woolworths, David Jones, JB Hifi, Hoyts, Rebel Sport, Trade Secret

Westfield Belconnen
Benjamin Way, Belconnen – access from Westfield Bus Station
Coles, Kmart, Woolworths, JB Hifi, Myer, Rebel Sport, Hoyts, Dan Murphy’s, Best and Less, Toys R Us, Target, Harris Scarfe, Aldi, Dick Smith, The Reject Shop

Canberra Centre
Bunda St Canberra City – short walk from City Bus Station
David Jones, Myer, Big W, Supabarn, JB Hifi, Dendy Cinemas, Aldi, Dick Smith, Target, Rebel Sport

Majura Park Shopping Centre
Spitfire Ave, Majura – catch Route 10
Trade Secret, Jim Murphys, Chemist Warehouse, Toys R Us, Costco, Woolworths, Big W, Dick Smith, Sugar Fix

Gungahlin Marketplace
Hibberson St Gungahlin (adjacent to Gungahlin Terminus)
Big W, Woolworths

Gungahlin Village
Hibberson St Gungahlin (short walk from Gungahlin Terminus)
Coles, Best and Less, The Reject Shop

DFO Canberra / Homemaker Hub
Iron Knob St, Fyshwick (Corner of Canberra Av and Newcastle St)
Route 80, 200, 980
Brand Outlet Stores, JB Hifi, Dick Smith, Freedom

Cooleman Court
Brierly St Weston
Woolworths, Aldi, Target Country, Best and Less, The Reject Shop

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