Current Students

Public transport

Further information

Transperth – Journey Planner, bus routes, maps and SmartRider and timetable information.


To make the most of cheaper concession fares, you will need a Tertiary SmartRider.

You can buy SmartRiders at UWA Campus News and Gifts in the Guild Village, or from any authorised SmartRider outlet.

Register your SmartRider, after you've bought it, to receive your concession.

Find your way

Buses to the Crawley Campus are frequent with regular services from the city, Subiaco, Morley and along Stirling Highway. Buses are managed by Transperth and some services are subsidised by the University.

Benefits of using public transport

  • Save the hassle of finding a carpark
  • Make the most of your travel time to study, read or enjoy the entertainment features on your smartphone or tablet
  • Improve your health and activity levels through walking an increased 2000 steps on average.
  • You can save over $1000 a year in fuel, maintenance and parking fees. 

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Getting to UWA by bus

Buses to UWA regularly pass through the following areas:

  • suburbs on Transperth's Circle Route (98, 99) which travels from Fremantle along Stirling Highway and to suburbs north of UWA
  • Subiaco, Perth, Northbridge, Morley, Bedford, Inglewood, Mt Lawley and western suburbs

If you live elsewhere in Perth, you will need to catch a bus or train to Subiaco Station or the Perth CBD and transfer to a UWA bus service.

UWA bus services

All of these listed bus services use the bus stops on Stirling Highway at the northern end of the Crawley Campus, except for the 97 (Subiaco shuttle) that stops at the northern end of Fairway and Princess Road, terminating on Hackett Drive.

Bus routes to UWA

From Route No Journey time to UWA Frequency
Esplanade Busport
950, 23, 102, 107 10 minutes Every 1-5 minutes during peak times and every 5-15 minutes at other times
Wellington Street Bus Station 102, 107 20 minutes Every 15-30 minutes
East Perth
St Georges Terrace
24, 103 25 minutes Every 20 minutes
Subiaco Train Station 97 20 Minutes Every 15 minutes
Claremont Train Station 24, 23,107 10 Minutes Every 10 minutes
Fremantle Train Station 98, 103 30 minutes Every 15 minutes
Stirling Train Station 99 30 minutes Every 15 minutes

Service restrictions and extensions

  • Additional 950 bus services operate during morning and afternoon peaks during UWA semesters

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UK Launches Fast-Charging Electric Bus Stations

Electric buses are now beginning to make a significant mark on the public transport scene and as their use grows they will make a major contribution to cleaner and more sustainable public transport in the future. Electric buses help to reduce overall pollution levels, particularly in congested city centres where air pollution has been directly related to severe health problems. Optare electric buses are equipped with fast charging technology which extends daily range and use fast charging stations which can charge the 80 kWh batteries to full capacity in around two hours compared to the standard six to eight hours from a normal charge. This offers the ability to recharge the batteries during the day as well as overnight, which provides the potential to double the daily range of the buses to 300 km.

Read the press release.