USC Express Shuttle - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Express Shuttle

The USC Express Shuttle Service is a FREE service for all students and staff who hold a current University identification card.

Services commence on the first day of Semester and run until the last day of Semester 1 and 2 only. The shuttle service operates during teaching weeks from Monday to Friday and does not run during University breaks, including the Easter intra-semester break, the study break, Orientation week and exam period or on public holidays.


In 2020, the University will provide express shuttle buses between:

  • USC Gympie campus (via Cooroy) and the USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs) campus
  • USC Caboolture shuttle bus loop service between the USC Caboolture campus and Caboolture train station during semester.
Transport Me

Download the free TransportMe app

TransportMe is a complete, real-time transport passenger app that can be downloaded for free (compatible with both iOS and android phones).

  • Track your bus: Find out the current location of the Gympie USC express shuttle and how far it is from your stop. No more missed services!
  • Capacity notifications: Once the bus reaches 90% capacity an alert is issued to the Passenger App so students will be notified in advance.

To download the app visit TransportMe.

Timetables - Semester 2, 2020 

Gympie Shuttle Service

Please note: This service will recommence operation from Monday 17 August 2020,
Monday-Friday, as per below schedule, excluding weekends and public holidays.

No Buses during study break and exam period
Northbound - USC Sunshine Coast to USC Gympie (3 services)
Location Bus Stop No Run 1 Time Run 2 Time Run 3 Time
Depart USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs), Platform 2 301501 7:45am 12:15pm 5:30pm
Depart Cooroy Station 301599 8:20am 12:50pm 6:05pm
Depart Gympie Intercity Bus Stop 770104 8:50am 1:25pm 6:40pm
Arrive USC Gympie/TAFE Unmarked 8:55am 1:30pm 6:45pm
Southbound - USC Gympie to USC Sunshine Coast (3 services)
Location Bus Stop No Run 1 Time Run 2 Time Run 3 Time
Depart USC Gympie/TAFE Unmarked 6:15am 10:30am 4:15pm
Depart Gympie Intercity Bus Stop 770104 6:25am 10:40am 4:25pm
Depart Cooroy Station 301599 7:00am 11:15am 4:55pm
Arrive, USC Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs), Platform 2 301501 7:30am 11:50am 5:25pm

Caboolture Loop Shuttle Service

A free shuttle service is offered for all USC and TAFE students and staff travelling between the USC Caboolture campus and the Caboolture train station (the pick-up and drop-off point is in the eastern carpark). Show your USC or TAFE identity card to access the shuttle bus. Service operates weekdays from Monday 13 July - Friday 23 October 2020. Please note: The service does not run on weekends, public holidays (10 August and 5 October) or during the USC mid-semester break (28 September - 2 October).

Caboolture Loop Shuttle Bus Service Timetable: From 13 July – 14 August 2020*

Please note: This service operates from 13 July - 14 August 2020, Monday-Friday, as per below schedule, excluding weekends and public holidays (Monday 10 August). The full schedule is expected to resume on Monday 17 August 2020.

* Timetable is subject to change.

Depart Caboolture Station Arrive USC/TAFE Caboolture Depart USC/TAFE Caboolture Arrive Caboolture Station
Morning Run
7:30am 7:34am 7:34am 7:38am
7:45am 7:49am 7:49am 7:53am
8:00am 8:04am 8:04am 8:10am
8:15am 8:19am 8:19am 8:25am
8:30am 8:34am 8:34am 8:40am
8:45am 8:49am 8:49am 8:55am
9:00am 9:04am - -
Afternoon Run
- - 2:15pm 2:19pm
2.19pm 2:23pm 2:45pm 2:49pm
2:49pm 2:53pm 3:15pm 3:19pm
3:19pm 3:23pm 3:45pm 3:49pm
3:49pm 3:53pm 4:15pm 4:19pm
4:19pm 4:23pm 4:45pm 4:49pm
4:49pm 4:53pm 5:15pm 5:19pm

Travel times may vary depending on traffic conditions. Please arrive ten minutes prior to the departure time to ensure you do not miss your bus service.

Please note: USC is not responsible for ensuring that the shuttle buses arrive on time, or that passengers comply with travel regulations. For all matters relating the whereabouts of a late bus, or travel regulations, please contact the bus service provider directly:

  • Gympie route: Polleys Bus Service Tel: (07) 5480 4500
  • Caboolture Loop: Coast & Country - Tel: 1300 428737

Consider combining your methods of travel in a single day, for example using the USC Shuttle or a TransLink service in one direction, and carpooling in another.

All enquiries about the USC Express Shuttle and any other travel initiatives can be emailed to