Dunedin buses

Access to and from Portobello Road at The Cove will be closed at the following dates and times.

Valid from Sunday, Jun 07, 2020 7:00 PM

This will cause some minor, temporary changes and delays to the #18 on the following dates and times due to planned works:

7pm Sunday 7th to 6am Monday 8th

7pm Monday 8th to 6am Tuesday 9th

7pm Tuesday 9th to 6am Wednesday 10th

During these times, the bus will detour as below:

City to PBO: from Portobello Road, head up to the hill from either Doon St or Larnach Road, along Highcliff Road before turning down Camp Road to join Portobello Road at Company Bay.

Head back toward City and turn around at Glenfalloch to resume normal route toward Portobello from there.

PBO to City: normal route along Portobello Road to Glenfalloch, turn around and head back toward Company Bay, up Castlewood Road to join on to Highcliff Road, down to Portsmouth Drive, resume normal route from there.

 

To accommodate the diversion, instead of your normal bus you can expect to see two 16 seater vans during the road closure periods.

Passengers are likely to experience an approximate 15 minute delay during the detour.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 18

Detour on Route 8

Valid from Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:00 AM

Due to maintenance work on the Forbury Road/ Victoria Road/ Bedford Street roundabout, route 8 (St Clair/ Normanby) will detour to avoid the work site. 

This will impact the Bedford Street terminus stop and the stop at 232 Forbury Road at different times during the work.  When bus stops are closed they will be sign posted and a temporary stop will be placed available in close proximity on the detoured route.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 8

Detour on route #44 - Ashmore Street

Valid from Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:20 PM

Detour on route #44 – Ashmore Street, Update 20/05/2020

Due to road works, Ashmore Street is currently operating as a one-way street.

The bus will travel up Taieri Road to the terminus at the top of Ashmore Street then will travel down Ashmore Street to head towards the bus hub.  

 

Temporary bus stops will be set up on the opposite of side of the road to your usual stop.

Departure times from the Ashmore Street terminus will remain the same but if you usually catch the bus on Taieri Road to head to town you need to head to your stop about 15 minutes early.  The bus will wait at the terminus until the scheduled departure time then will travel down Ashmore Street towards the city.

Alternatively, consider catching the bus from the a stop on Ashmore Street, from the terminus or the Taieri Road stop near the Wakari Dog Park. 

We recommend you always arrive a few minutes before the normal scheduled departure time.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 44

Delays through St Andrew and George St

Valid from Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:00 AM

Tuesday, 19th May. From 8 am to 5pm

Due to Scaffolding works on St Andrew and George St, routes 3, 5/6, 8, 10/11, 19, 33, 44, & 55 may experience delays.

Please allow extra travel time.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 3
  • 5
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 11
  • 19
  • 33
  • 44
  • 55

Detour for Northbound Ridge Runner

Valid from Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Due to road works on Highgate, the #15 Northbound will detour and may experience delays.

The bus will turn left on Passmore Cresc., right on Spylaw St., then turn left on to Highgate after the road works continuing its inbound trip.  

The Southbound route will remain on its normal route but may experience delays.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 15

Bedford Street Roundabout – Road Milling - Detour

Valid from Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 7:00 AM

#8 Road works diversion.

Due to resurfacing works on the Bedford Street roundabout, The #8 will detour from Forbury road, left onto Albert Street, right on Hargest Cres, right onto Victoria Road, and right onto Forbury Road for the city-bound journey.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 8

COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Valid from Monday, Mar 23, 2020 5:23 PM

Click here to find out about the impact of COVID-19 on your bus service.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 1
  • 3
  • 5
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 11
  • 14
  • 15
  • 18
  • 19
  • 33
  • 37
  • 38
  • 44
  • 50
  • 55
  • 61
  • 63
  • 70
  • 77
  • 80
  • 81

Continuation of route 19 diversion in town

Valid from Monday, Mar 02, 2020 11:17 AM

We are continuing to run the diversion of the 19 Belleknowes/Waverley that was put in place in August due to the school cluster safety improvements. Here is a handy map of how the route diverts in town.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 19

Leith detours for 14 and 15 and 63

Valid from Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 2:23 PM

Due to feedback and road layout changes, the no. 14 City/Port Chalmers, no. 15 Ridge Runner, and no. 63 Balaclava/Logan Park detoured routes are continuing. 

Please note, there might be slight variations to the expected arrival times because this differs from the scheduled timetable.

 

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 14
  • 15
  • 63

Bus Stop at 134 Portobello Road closed

Valid from Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:44 AM

The bus stop at 134 Portobello Road (near the Vauxhall Yacht Club) will be permanently closed after it was damaged in May 2019.

Dunedin affected bus routes

  • 18

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Orbus Dunedin COVID-19 timetables

Dunedin bus timetables are back to the usual pre-COVID timetable and frequency. Please be patient as bus capacity will be limited will we adhere to the government’s physical distancing requirements.

 

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