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Free security shuttle bus service

Make use of our free shuttle buses (weekdays only) connecting the Footscray and St Albans campuses to their nearest train stations.

You'll feel safer knowing that a security guard is on-board.

The service operates during semester, Swotvac and exams to and from the Footscray and St Albans campuses. See the academic calendar for relevant semester dates. 

Shuttle bus stop locations at train stations:

  • Footscray train station
    67 Irving Street, Footscray (towards Nicholson Street, opposite Reliable Groceries)
  • St Albans train station 
    McKechnie Street, St Albans.

Footscray shuttle bus

This bus goes between Footscray Park Campus, the Footscray railway station and the Footscray Nicholson Campus. The Footscray train station shuttle bus stop is at 67 Irving Street, towards Nicholson Street, opposite Reliable Groceries. 

Timetable for Footscray Campus shuttle bus

There are 4 stops on this route. Please note that the morning timetable will be in place as of 25 February 2019. 

See the Footscray Park Campus and Footscray Nicholson Campus pages which include links to planning your journey on the PTV website, Google maps and campus maps.

Morning timetable

Stop 1:
Footscray
Railway Station (67 Irving Street)
Stop 2:
Gate 1,  Buckley Street
Telford Building, Footscray Nicholson Campus
Stop 3:
Ballarat Rd, Building G,
Footscray Park Campus
7.30am 7.40am 7.50am
8.05am 8.15am 8.25am
8.40am 8.50am 9.00am
9.15am 9.25am 9.35am
9.45am 9.55am 10.05am
10.15am 10.25am 10.35am
10.45am 10.55am 11.05am

Evening timetable

Stop 1:
Ballarat Rd Building G,
Footscray Park
Stop 2:
Footscray
Railway Station (67 Irving Street)
Stop 3:
Gate 1,  Buckley Street
Telford Building, Footscray Nicholson
Stop 4:
Footscray
Railway Station
6.35pm 6.45pm 6.50pm 6.55pm
7.05pm 7.15pm 7.20pm 7.25pm
7.35pm 7.45pm 7.50pm 7.55pm
8.05pm 8.15pm 8.20pm 8.25pm
8.35pm 8.45pm 8.50pm 8.55pm
9.05pm 9.15pm 9.20pm 9.25pm
9.35pm 9.45pm 9.50pm 9.55pm
10.05pm 10.15pm 10.20pm 10.25pm
10.35pm 10.45pm * *
11.05pm 11.15pm * *
11.25pm 11.35pm * *
11.45pm 11.55pm * *
12.05am 12.15am * *
12.25am 12.35am

 

* *

* No buses to or from Footscray Nicholson Campus after 10.25pm.

Footscray shuttle bus route

  1. The Footscray service starts from the bus stop outside Building G North side (main campus side) of Ballarat Road (Stop 1)
  2. Proceeds East and turns right into Moore Street
  3. Continues to Irving Street and stops at the Railway Station (Stop 2)
  4. Proceeds South on Irving Street from the Railway Station
  5. Turns left onto Nicholson Street and proceeds South
  6. Turns right on to Buckley Street and proceeds West
  7. Turns left on Albert Street and enters Footscray Nicholson Gate 1
  8. Stops in front of Telford Building (Stop 3)
  9. Exits Footscray Nicholson car park and turns right onto Buckley Street from Albert Street
  10. Turns left on Nicholson Street and proceeds North
  11. Turns right into Irving Street and stops at Footscray Railway Station (Stop 4)
  12. Proceeds North onto Moore Street and turns left onto Ballarat Road
  13. Continues straight on Ballarat Road and turns right into Hoadley Court
  14. Performs a U-turn and turns left onto Ballarat Road
  15. Returns to Stop 1 where the route starts again.

Footscray Railway Station information

More about the Footscray Railway Station from the PTV website, including:

  • a journey planner from Footscray Railway station
  • train timetables for the Sunbury Line, Werribee line and Williamstown line (and getting to the City from each of those lines)
  • departure timetables in PDF format from Footscray station to City, Sunbury, Williamstown and Werribee 
  • general station information.

St Albans shuttle bus

This bus goes between St Albans Campus and the St Albans Railway station. 

St Albans timetable

There are 3 stops on this route. Please note that the morning timetable will be in place as of 25 February 2019. 

See the St Albans Campus page which includes links to planning your journey on the PTV website, a Google map and campus map.

Morning timetable

Stop 1:
St Albans Railway Station
Stop 2:
Building 10 (roundabout)
St Albans Campus
Stop 3:
Gate 1, McKechnie St,
St Albans Campus
7.35am 7.45am 7.55am
8.05am 8.15am 8.25am
8.35am 8.45am 8.55am
9.05am 9.15am 9.25am
9.35am 9.45am 9.55am
10.05am 10.15am 10.25am
10.35am 10.45am 10.55am
11.05am 11.15am 11.25am

Evening timetable

Stop 1:
Building 10 (Roundabout)
St Albans Campus
Stop 2:
Gate 1, McKechnie Street,
St Albans
Stop 3:
St Albans Railway Station
5.00pm 5.05pm 5.10pm
5.15pm 5.20pm 5.25pm
5.30pm 5.35pm 5.40pm
6.00pm 6.05pm 6.10pm
6.20pm 6.25pm 6.30pm
6.40pm 6.45pm 6.50pm
7.00pm 7.05pm 7.10pm
7.15pm 7.20pm 7.25pm
7.30pm 7.35pm 7.40pm
7.45pm 7.50pm 7.55pm
8.00pm 8.05pm 8.10pm
8.15pm 8.20pm 8.25pm
8.30pm 8.35pm 8.40pm
8.45pm 8.50pm 8.55pm
9.00pm 9.05pm 9.10pm
9.15pm 9.20pm 9.25pm
9.30pm 9.35pm 9.40pm
9.45pm 9.50pm 9.55pm
10.00pm 10.05pm 10.10pm
10.15pm 10.20pm 10.25pm
10.30pm 10.35pm 10.40pm
10.45pm 10.50pm 10.55pm

St Albans shuttle bus route

  1. The route starts from the roundabout outside Building 10 roundabout (Levenia Street side of campus) (Stop 1)
  2. Proceeds North along campus road to McKechnie Street campus entrance, Gate 1 roundabout
  3. Stops at Gate 1, McKechnie St entrance  (Stop 2)
  4. Continues to St Albans Railway Station (Stop 3)
  5. Proceeds back to Building 10  (Stop 1) from the St Albans Railway Station where the route starts again.

St Albans Railway Station information

More about the St Albans Railway Station from the PTV website, including:

  • a journey planner from St Albans Railway station
  • train timetables for the Sunbury Line (and getting to the City)
  • departure timetables in PDF format from St Albans station to City and Sunbury
  • general station information.

Campus security contact numbers

Emergency number: +61 3 9919 6666.

General enquiries: +61 3 9919 4999.