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Getting Around

A network of major highways and sealed secondary roads make your driving journey here a pleasure.

Fly in via the Mount Gambier airport with regular services from from Adelaide and Melbourne.

There are daily bus services from Adelaide and Melbourne.

Vehicle hire is also available with pick up at the airport.

Transport

Regular return flights are available between Mount Gambier and Adelaide and Mount Gambier and Melbourne from the Mount Gambier Regional Airport with Qantas Link and Regional Express (REX) Airlines.

By coach to and from Adelaide - Premier Stateliner - daily inland and coastal services. Phone: 08 8415 5555 or visit stateliner.com.au

By coach to and from Melbourne - VLine - coach/rail, daily service to and from Melbourne via Warrnambool or Ballarat. Free call 1800 800 007 or visit vline.com.au

Bus arrivals and departures: Bus terminal at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre, 35 Jubilee Highway East Mount Gambier.

For timetables and booking information contact the bus company direct.

City Bus Service

LinkSA is now operating the Mount Gambier City Bus Services and School Services.

City Loop Services

  • North East
  • North West
  • South East Loops

These services run Monday to Friday and all loops start and end at the bus stop on Ferrers Street – right across from Coles.

School Services

The following Schools are serviced (school days only):

  • St Martins Lutheran School
  • Reidy Park Primary School
  • Mulga Street Primary School
  • Mount Gambier High School
  • Melaleuca Park Primary School
  • McDonald Park Primary School
  • Grant High School
  • Tenison Woods College
  • TAFE

NB: Afternoon school services on last day of school term operate one hour earlier.

Timetables, route maps and fares can be found at bus routes Mount Gambier Region.

The Mount Gambier office is located at 15 Bodey Circuit Suttontown and is open between 10:00am and 2:00pm weekdays.

Click here for more information about these services.

Taxi

Lake City Taxis: 131 008 or 08 8723 0000

Vears Taxis: (08) 8725 0666

Little Taxis: (08) 7076 9076

Hire Car/Coach

Avis Mount Gambier Airport: 08 8723 4300

Hertz Airport: (08) 8723 0870

Thrifty Airport: (08) 8723 2488, 0418 838 732

City of Mount Gambier provides free bike hire. Two bikes are available at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre, and the Mount Gambier Library. Two trikes are available at the Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre.

Free City Bike Hire

Mount Gambier Rail Trail map

Community Transport FAQ

Timetables and maps for both the city and school buses can be picked up from the Council Office, (Civic Centre, 10 Watson Terrace). More specific enquiries can directed to the operator, Mount Gambier Bus Lines on 08 8725 9978.

The Australian Red Cross provides the Community Passenger Network, a service provided by trained volunteer drivers. For further information, please phone 08 8725 3622.

The application form for Transport Assistance on the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme, (SATSS) is available from the Council Office, (Civic Centre, 10 Watson Terrace). The completed form is to be returned to the address on the application.

PATS forms can be collected and returned to the PATS Office at the Mount Gambier Hospital, Wehl Street North or visit the PATS website.