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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 updated on 22nd July, 2019.

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

Campus Courtesy Bus Service

During semester, students and staff can hail the Campus Courtesy Bus Service to get around our Perth campus, including the student housing villages. This makes study life on campus much safer, especially in the evening.

The service starts every weekday evening outside the library at 5:30pm and departs at 30 minutes past the hour, every hour, with the last departure at 12:30am.

Should you require assistance from the Campus Courtesy bus at any other time please call Security on +61 8 9266 4444 and they will arrange for the bus to meet you at your location on the campus.

  • 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 Security on +61 8 9266 4444

Kip – The Driverless Bus

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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