Dunedin buses

Service alert: due to driver illness.

Valid from Friday, Dec 09, 2022 6:27 AM

The 8:20 AM service on route Port Chalmers - City (route 14) is cancelled, due to driver illness. More info will follow as available.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 14

Service alert: due to driver illness.

Valid from Friday, Dec 09, 2022 6:27 AM

The 7:54 AM service on route Ridge Runner Southbound (route 15) is cancelled, due to driver illness. More info will follow as available.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 15

Route 19 - Urgent road maintenance

Valid from Thursday, Dec 08, 2022 8:25 PM

Unfortunately due to urgent road maintenance Route 19 buses will not be able to service two stops on Arthur Street (21 Arthur Street and the stop outside Otago Boys High School).  This maintenance is expected to be complete within the next few hours and these stops should be accessible again on Friday 9 December.  

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 19

⛔Route 19 -- diversion on Highgate / Ross St⛔

Valid from Thursday, Dec 08, 2022 2:04 PM

On Friday, 9th of December and Tuesday, 13th of December between 8:30am and 5:30pm, there will be roadworks at the top of Ross Street which will prevent buses using this section. Services will divert along Michie St and Bellevue St.

The following bus stops will not be served:
Highgate, 8
Highgate, 21
Highgate, 53
Belgrave Cres, 71 Highgate
Ross St, 50
Ross St, 43

Temporary bus stops will be set up at the following locations:
Ross St, 29
Bellevue St, 3
Bellevue St, 4

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 19

⛔❗Albany Street diversion ❗⛔

Valid from Thursday, Dec 08, 2022 1:22 PM

Until Christmas, work is scheduled that will make Albany St one-way between Clyde and Cumberland St.

Routes 14, 38, and 63 heading to town will divert along Harbour Terrace, Dundas St, and Cumberland St. Routes 14 and 63 will use Forth St instead of the usual Clyde St, and route 15 (Ridge Runner) will take a different route to its Forth St terminus, missing Clyde St.

The bus stop at Albany St, Clubs and Socs, will be closed; there will be a temporary stop on Gowland St that can be used.

The two stops on Clyde St will be closed. Customers travelling on route 14 towards Port Chalmers, or route 63 to Logan Park, can use the stop on the Forth St bridge Customers travelling to town can use the stop on the Forth St bridge. for route 38, or Harbour Terrace for routes 14 and 63.

The contractor will put up signage at the above stops.

Thank you for your patience.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 14
  • 15
  • 37
  • 38
  • 63

🚌🟠Route 11: diversion on Highcliff Road🟠🚌

Valid from Thursday, Dec 01, 2022 3:23 PM

On weekdays between the 2nd and 16 of December, from 7am to 7pm, there will be roadworks on Highcliff Road between Every St and Aytoun St, and the road will operate one-way. Route 10 will operate as usual, but route 11 will divert along Aytoun St, Albion St, and Every St, as shown.
 
The stop at Highcliff Road, 160 will be shifted to a temporary stop on Aytoun St, and the stop at Highcliff Road, 114 will be shifted past the diversion to a temporary stop.
 
A further detour on this section is anticipated some time after Christmas. We will keep you posted.
 
Apologies for the inconvenience.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 11

🚧🟠Road closure on Gordon Road affecting route 81 (Mosgiel West loop)🟠🚧

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 81

⚠Bus Stop Out Of Use - 24/11⚠

Valid from Thursday, Nov 17, 2022 11:19 AM

From the 24th of November, Brighton Terminus at Trecastell Street will be out of use. Please use the bus stops at 3 Pearse Street or Queen Street instead (marked in red circles on the map below). The bus shelter will be removed on 2 December.
Consultation about a replacement stop will take place next year.

Thanks ORBUS Team 🚌

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 70

🟩🚌Additional service from Green Island to Brighton 🚌🟩

Valid from Monday, Nov 14, 2022 3:50 PM

An additional afternoon service is now operating from Green Island to Brighton on weekdays. This service will depart Green Island at 3:30 pm to Brighton.
Thanks Orbus Team✨

 

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 70

🚌Knox Block Full Closure - UPDATE 11/11🚌

Valid from Friday, Nov 11, 2022 3:39 PM

UPDATE – 11/11/2022

From Monday 14th, George St (Knox Block) will be closed in both directions. Northbound services will divert from George St, along Frederick St, along one-way SH1 to Albany St, and back to George St., The Southbound bus will continue on its diversion, as below.

- Routes affected: 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11

- The existing bus stop on northbound SH1 (Malcolm St, Cnr Frederick St) will be served.

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UPDATE-26/10

Due to heavy traffic on Frederick St and buses are getting delayed. The bus will detour from George St to Albany St to One-way SH1 to Hanover St and back onto George St now.

- Additional Temp Stop: 95 Hanover St/Outside Henry"s Liquor Store.

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From the 25th of October until the 23rd of December, George St(Knox Block) between Frederick St & Albany St will be closed for southbound traffic (One-way). The northbound bus will continue as per the usual route, and the Southbound bus will detour from George St to Albany St to One-way SH1 to Frederick St and back onto George St.

- Route affected: 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11.

- Stop affected: George St 459 and George St 472.

- Temp Stop location: George St 384(Southbound) and George St 509(Northbound)

Apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 3
  • 5
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 11

✅ Stop Move - 17, North Road✅

Valid from Tuesday, Nov 01, 2022 9:43 AM

Please use New Stop at 14, Bank Street(Outside Pet Doctors) instead of 17 North Road until further notice starting today (01/11/2022).
- Route affected: 8 and 11.
Thanks ORBUS🚌.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 8
  • 11

🔴 Hospital South Stop Closure🔴

Valid from Monday, Oct 17, 2022 5:00 PM

UPDATE - 17/10

Unfortunately, this detour will need to be extended to allow for further work until next year, March 2023, to be completed at the Frederick/Great King St intersection. While general traffic can pass through here, it is not a safe passage for our buses.

The detour will remain in place

We will update communications as expected if the work is completed ahead of this date.

Thanks for your understanding.

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UPDATE - 12/08

Unfortunately this detour will need to be extended for an additional two weeks to allow for further work to be completed at the Frederick/Great King St intersection. While general traffic can pass through here, it is not safe passage for our buses.

The detour will remain in place until at least Sunday 28th August.

If the work is completed ahead of this date, we will update communications as normal.

Thanks for your understanding.

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Due to work required at the intersection of Great King St and Frederick St, buses will not be able to travel south along Great King St for next week.

From Monday 8th August, for approximately one week, the Hospital South stop will be closed.

The following detours will be in place:

Route 50 - will detour via George St in both directions. 

There will be a temporary stop setup around 332 - 334 George St.

Route 63 - will detour via the one-way south and Hanover St, before turning onto Great King St.

There will be a temporary stop setup outside 95 Hanover St (Henry's).

The services will keep their existing detours for Logan Park and Helensburgh bound services, as Great King St northbound lane remains closed.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause, and ask passengers who use the service to access the Hospital South stop to be aware of this upcoming closure and share with their network.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 50
  • 63

**Additional City to Mosgiel service**

Valid from Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 4:48 PM

An additional morning service is now operating from the Bus Hub to Mosgiel via Green Island on weekdays. This service will depart the Bus Hub at 8:12am.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 70
  • 77

🚧🟡 Retail Quarter Update🟡🚧

Valid from Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 6:00 AM

Great King St northbound closure between St Andrew St & Frederick St

From Tuesday 28th June, Great King St (between St Andrew St and Frederick St) will be closed to northbound traffic. This is to enable the next phase of the enabling works for the Retail Quarter upgrades.

Previously the closure was from Hanover St to Frederick, but now the closure extends further toward the bus hub.

Routes 50 (toward Helensburgh) and 63 (toward Logan Park) are affected by this work.

  • Route 50 will remain detoured via St Andrew St/George St – with a temporary stop setup at 314 George St.
  • Route 63 will now be detoured via St Andrew St and the one-way north. There are no temporary stops in place for this route. Passengers wanting to access the hospital should make use of the stop at Malcom St, corner of Frederick st.
  • The stop at Hospital North will be out of service.

Southbound traffic and Hospital South stop are unaffected by this work.

This detour will be in place for the next few months while enabling work is completed along Great King St.

Thanks for your patience with this work - check in here to see any updates as the work progresses. 🚌🚌

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 50
  • 63

⬅🚍 220 King Edward St Stop Move

Valid from Monday, May 30, 2022 8:31 AM

From Monday 30th May, the stop at 220 King Edward St will move.

The new stop will be located outside 244 and 250 King Edward St (outside ABSolute Fitness).

 

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 8
  • 10
  • 44
  • 55

🚍⬅ Bus stop move

Valid from Monday, May 30, 2022 8:16 AM

From Monday 30th May, the stop at 440 North Rd will move.

The new stop will be located outside 428 North Rd, after the intersection with Birchfield Avenue.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 8

🟠 932 Harington Point Rd 🟠

Valid from Thursday, Mar 31, 2022 4:36 PM

Unfortunately due to some infrastructure challenges, route 18 will not be able to use the terminus at 932 Harington Point Rd until further notice. The bus will turn around at Pakihau Rd, with 897 Harington Point Rd being the temporary terminus.
Apologies for the inconvenience.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 18

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Dunedin Orbus Timetables - Reduced Timetable from 19 July

A reduced bus timetable is in effect from Tuesday 19 July 2022.

Please click on a route below to find the reduced bus timetable for your selected route. 

Click here to learn more about the reduced bus timetable changes in Dunedin.

Download Dunedin bus reduced timetables.

 

Masks on buses

On 12 September 2022, mask rules changed and they are no longer required on public transport. However the use of masks is still encouraged while you're on the bus to protect others and yourself.

 

 

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