Getting to campus

Find out how to get to the city you're studying in, and to your Charles Sturt campus.

Getting to your campus city

You can get to all our campus cities by plane, car, train and bus. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Carriers vary between cities, so check the tabs below for more details.

Airlines

Rex and Qantas operate regular flights to and from the major campus cities.

Train and bus services

Countrylink provides train or bus services to and from all campus cities.

Once you've arrived

  • Car Hire - If you'd like to hire a car, you can search the local services and find one that suits your needs.
  • Taxi Services - We have arrangements with some taxi services to offer free shuttle services to intensive school students. This is a SSAF funded initiative. See what's available at each campus below.
  • Shuttle buses (Bathurst and Wagga Wagga) - You can use shuttle buses to travel between your campus and the airport, bus stop or train station. Some shuttle services offer free travel to intensive school students. These services and booking instructions differ between these two cities. Check what’s available at each campus below.

Travelling to each campus

Where to go

Find out where Albury-Wodonga campus is and download a campus map

Public buses to your campus

Martin's Travel Group Albury

Intensive schools

If you're attending designated intensive schools, you can get free transport in both directions between your campus or motel and the airport, bus stop or train station.

This service is operated by Albury Taxis. Bookings are essential.

Important information:

  • If you're booking a transfer service outside the normal intensive school period, you'll need to pay your own fare.
  • It's a good idea to book the return trip when making the original booking.
  • If you're going from campus to the airport, your pickup time must be booked for at least one hour before your flight.
  • If there are changes to your flight, contact Albury Taxis and they'll adjust the pickup to suit your new flight time.

How to make a booking

Albury Taxis
Phone: (02) 602 52255
Email:
callcentre@southerncomms.com.au

You must identify yourself as a Charles Sturt University student when making a booking to access the free fare.

When booking by phone or email, please provide:

  • the account name: Charles Sturt Transfer Service
  • your full name, student number, mobile phone number
  • pick up/drop off location
  • carrier name (Rex/Qantas/bus/train)
  • arrival/departure date and time.

If you don't provide this information, you'll need to pay for your own fare.

Booking deadline

Albury Taxi service prefers bookings to be made at least 24 hours before required pickup time. Book your transport in advance to avoid long wait times during peak periods.

Where to go

Find out where Bathurst campus is and download a campus map

Public buses to your campus

Bathurst Buslines

Intensive schools

If you're attending designated intensive schools, you can get free transport in both directions between your campus and the airport, bus stop or train station.

This service is operated by Bathurst Tours. Bookings are essential.

Important information:

  • If you're booking a transfer service outside the normal intensive school period, you'll need to pay your own fare.
  • It's a good idea to book the return trip when making the original booking.
  • If you're going from campus to the airport, your pickup time must be booked for at least one hour before your flight.
  • Bathurst Tours requires at least 48 hours’ notice for a booking.
  • The designated set down and pick up on point on campus is the bus stop outside the Phillips Building, 1410.
  • Travel to locations outside the designated set down and pick up points is available at your own expense.

How to make a booking

Bathurst Tours
Phone or text: 0419 777 950
Email:
tours@bathursttours.com.au

You must identify yourself as a Charles Sturt University student when making a booking to access the free fare and you must have a Charles Sturt Student ID Card as proof.

When booking, please provide your:

  • full name
  • mobile phone number
  • student ID number
  • arrival/departure time, date and location
  • carrier (Rex airlines, coach, train).

Every booking will be acknowledged with a confirmation reply from the operators.

Booking deadline

Bookings must be made ahead of time with a minimum of 48 hours notice. This service is available seven days a week.

Where to go

Find out where Dubbo campus is and download a campus map

Public buses to your campus

Dubbo Buslines

Intensive schools

If you're attending designated intensive schools, you can get free transport in both directions between your campus and the airport, bus stop or train station.

This service is operated by Dubbo Taxis. Bookings are essential.

Important information:

  • This service doesn't include transport from your hotel to campus each day or to attend a workplace learning placement in town.
  • If you're booking a transfer service outside the normal intensive school period, you'll need to pay your own fare.
  • It's a good idea to book the return trip when making the original booking.
  • If you're going from campus to the airport, your pickup time must be booked for at least one hour before your flight.
  • If there are changes to your flight, contact Dubbo Taxis to change the pick-up time.

How to make a booking

Dubbo Taxis
Phone: (02) 6325 0004

You must identify yourself as a Charles Sturt student when making a booking to access the free fare.

When booking by phone or online, please provide your:

  • full name
  • mobile phone number
  • student ID number
  • arrival/departure time and date
  • pick-up/drop-off location
  • carrier (Rex airlines, coach, train).

If you don't provide this information, you'll need to pay for your own fare.

Booking deadline

Dubbo Taxis prefers bookings to be made at least 24 hours before required pickup time. Book your transport in advance to avoid long wait times during peak periods.

Where to go

Find out where Orange campus is and download a campus map

Public buses to your campus

Orange Buslines

Intensive schools

If you're attending designated intensive schools, you can get free transport in both directions between your campus and the airport, bus stop or train station.

This service is operated by Orange Taxis. Bookings are essential.

Important information:

  • This service doesn't include transport from your hotel to campus each day or to attend a workplace learning placement in town.
  • If you're booking a transfer service outside the normal intensive school period, you'll need to pay your own fare.
  • It's a good idea to book the return trip when making the original booking.
  • If you're going from campus to the airport, your pickup time must be booked for at least one hour before your flight.
  • If there are changes to your flight, contact Orange Taxis to change the pick-up time

How to make a booking

Orange Taxis
Phone: (02) 6325 0099

Online booking

You must identify yourself as a Charles Sturt University student when making a booking to access the free fare.

When booking by phone or online booking, provide your:

  • full name
  • mobile phone number
  • student ID number
  • arrival/departure time and date
  • pick up/drop off location

carrier (Rex airlines, coach, train).
If you don't provide this information, you'll need to pay for your own fare.

Booking deadline

Orange Taxis service prefers bookings to be made at least 24 hours before the required pickup time. Book your transport in advance to avoid long wait times during peak periods.

Where to go

Find out where Port Macquarie campus is and download a campus map

Airlines

Virgin and Qantas operate regular flights to and from the major campus cities.

Train and Bus Services

Countrylink provides both train and bus services to and from all campus cities.

Busways provides local bus services.

Car Hire

If you'd like to hire a car, you can search the local services and find one that suits your needs.

Taxi Services

Call 131 008 to book a local taxi.

Where to go

Find out where Wagga Wagga campus is and download a campus map

Public buses to your campus

Busabout Wagga

Intensive schools

If you're an online student attending an intensive school, you can get free transport in both directions between your campus and the airport, bus stop or train station.

It is also free for selected international students, enabling them to travel to and from the airport, bus and train stations to campus or motel accommodation in the city at the start and end of their course.

This service is operated by Wagga Shuttle. Bookings are essential.

Important information:

  • This transfer service doesn't include transport from your hotel to campus each day during intensive school or to attend a workplace learning placement in town or on campus.
  • If you're booking a transfer service outside the normal intensive school period, you'll need to pay your own fare.
  • Full-time on-campus students can also use the service but must pay their own fare directly to the operator of the service.
  • It's a good idea to book the return trip when making the original booking.
  • Shuttle services aren't available for overnight trains arriving from Sydney and Melbourne. You'll need to make alternative arrangements via taxi.
  • The Wagga Shuttle pickup point on campus is the Charles Sturt University Res Life Bus stop.
  • If there are changes to your flight/train/bus trip, please contact Wagga Shuttle to change the pick-up time.

Pick-up times

Wagga Shuttle will provide you with a pick-up time when you make your booking. Make sure you have your departure details ready to give to them.

To avoid delays, please allow plenty of travel time when making your bookings. If your class end times don't allow enough time to get to your departure transport, you'll need to make alternative arrangements at your own expense. Wagga Shuttle does provide a separate paid express service.

How to make a booking

Albury Taxis
Phone: (02) 602 52255
Email:
callcentre@southerncomms.com.au

To access the free fare, you must identify yourself as a Charles Sturt University student and provide ID.

When making a booking. provide your:

  • full name
  • mobile phone number
  • student ID number
  • arrival/departure time, date
  • pick-up/drop-off location
  • carrier (Rex airlines, coach, train).

If you don't provide this information, you'll need to pay for your own fare.

Once you've booked, Wagga Shuttle will send you a confirmation email with your pick-up details.

Booking deadline

Wagga Shuttle service prefers bookings to be made at least five days before your required pickup time.

Book your transport in advance to avoid long wait times during peak periods. Late bookings could result in a later shuttle time.