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Campus Buses

Take advantage of our free bus services to make your journey to, from and around our Perth campus easier. Our Curtin Access Bus (CABS) helps students and staff in the surrounding Bentley suburbs get to campus, while our Campus Courtesy Bus ensures safe passage on university grounds.

CABS App has launched!

Plan your ride to or from campus and surrounds using our CABS app. It provides live GPS tracking, route mapping and access to timetables. Visit the Horizons West website for more info.

Curtin Access Bus Service (CABS)

Our free, wheelchair accessible CAB service for Curtin students and staff runs along four circular routes during semester only (excluding tuition-free weeks):

  • Bentley
  • Waterford
  • South Perth & Victoria Park
  • Technology Park (all year round service)

Download the appropriate CABS bus map for more details and timetables. If you have any questions about CABS please email

All CABS timetables were reviewed & updated where required, on 10th March 2020.

CABS timetable map - Bentley & Waterford
CABS timetable map - South Perth & Victoria Park
CABS timetable map - Technology Park

Campus Courtesy Bus Service

During semester a free hail and ride service operates on weeknights providing a safe and convenient means of transportation around the Bentley campus, including student housing villages.

The service is available between 6pm and 2am, ring the Safer Community Team on (9266) 4444 to request this service.

  • The service begins during StartUp Week each semester
  • Service continues during normal semester weeks and examination weeks
  • Services are not available on weekends, University holidays, inter-semester breaks or tuition-free weeks.

Wheelchair Accessible Courtesy Bus

Curtin Security operates on request a wheelchair accessible courtesy bus for staff and students. Bookings must be made in advance by contacting Curtin Safer Community Team on (9266) 4444

Kip – The Driverless Bus

Kip is undertaking research during Semester 1 2020 and will not be running its route.

The bus is carrying out research in navigation satellite systems, road safety, sustainable transport systems and mobility options for people who are unable to drive. It runs on 100 percent electricity and can carry up to 11 passengers. Kip travels around the Curtin Perth campus on a pre-determined route from Building 304 to 408, from 10am to 2pm, Monday – Thursday.

Kip driverless bus route

A technician is on the bus to monitor its performance, and manually operate the controls if required. The technician can also answer any questions about the bus.

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Service Centre +61 8 9266 2020
Safety & Security +61 8 9266 4444
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