Public holidays

Dunedin bus services do not operate on the following public holidays:

  • Christmas Day (The Suburban Rumbler will run). 
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday

Public holiday timetables apply to the following days:

  • 1 and 2 January (and associated observed statutory holidays)
  • Waitangi Day, 6 February *
  • Boxing Day, 26 December (and associated observed statutory holidays for Christmas and Boxing days)
  • Queen’s Birthday Monday
  • Easter Monday
  • Labour Day
  • Anzac Day, 25 April *

Where to find your holiday bus timetable

Holiday bus timetables are available on the individual timetables for each route. To find the holiday timetable for your bus route go to Dunedin Bus Timetables and select your route. From there you can either select the holiday date from the dropdown list, or download the timetable pdf.


* When Waitangi Day and Anzac Day fall at a weekend, a normal service will apply on the weekend day and a public holiday service will apply on the official date of observance.

Normal weekday services will apply on Otago Anniversary Day Monday 23 March and Tuesday 2 April.

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