Deakin bus services
Deakin's bus services are free, convenient and sustainable modes of transport that service the Geelong campuses. You can travel between Waurn Ponds and the Waterfront, or use the free park and ride option to get to campus.
Geelong intercampus bus timetable
Departure times from the Waurn Ponds Campus are from Stop 1 (Deakin Central Zone).
Timetable shows approximate departure times that may vary due to traffic congestion or unforeseen delays. Seats are not guaranteed when passenger demand exceeds capacity.
In Burwood, the 75 tram stops on Burwood Highway, right out the front of Deakin. The 201 bus route runs directly between Deakin and Box Hill bus port and train station and there are several other buses travelling to campus too.
Warrnambool campus is situated right next to the Sherwood Park train station.
Geelong’s Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses are serviced by a number of buses. Waurn Ponds Campus is around 2km from the Waurn Ponds train station, and Waterfront Campus is approximately 400m away from Geelong station.
These services are operated by Public Transport Victoria, so you’ll need a Myki card to travel. Check the PTV website https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/ for routes and timetables.
There may be times that passenger demand exceeds seating capacity. We do our best to accommodate everyone, but this is not always possible. The alternative options are to wait a short time for the next bus, carpool with others or utilise the public transport bus service.
Geelong Waurn Ponds campus
Stop 1: Deakin Central zone near security.
Stop 2: Intercampus shuttle stop (information bay) located on Lake Drive
Stop 3: Intercampus shuttle stop located between roundabouts on Nicol Drive North (below building LA)
Barwon Valley Activity Centre (BVAC)
Stop 1: BVAC/Deakin bus stop south car park
Geelong Waterfront campus
Stop 1: Car park 2 near the corner of Smythe and Gheringhap Street
The Intercampus Bus is a shuttle service between the Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses, with a stop at Barwon Valley Activity Centre (BVAC). BVAC is located at 1 Barwon Heads Road, Belmont – opposite Kmart. Students and staff can park their car at BVAC for free and complete their journey to either Geelong campus on the bus. The bus services the BVAC car park on Monday to Friday from 7:05am to 8:30pm (excluding University holidays). It’s also a good option for those who need to travel between the Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses during the day. Click here to see the Intercampus Bus timetable. (Please note: Waurn Ponds departure times are from Stop 1 - Deakin Central Zone)