Our company

At Busways, our core focus is on quality customer service, stakeholder engagement and employee development.

For over 79 years, we’ve delivered a professional, reliable standard of service. We currently operate bus service contracts for Transport for NSW in Western Sydney, North Shore and West, Central Coast and North Coast and the South Australian Public Transport Authority in Adelaide’s Outer South.

With a team of more than 2,600 people, committed to transporting over 26 million passengers each year, we pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery to ensure that the customer journey is seamless as possible.

  • +2600 employees
  • 20 bus depots
  • +62 million trip kms per year
  • Australian family-owned
  • Third generation leadership
  • +1350 buses in fleet

We believe people need great public transport, and we relish the challenge to deliver the best experience possible to our customers and clients.

The Busways story

Our story is one of pride, diligence, teamwork and reliability. What began as a single-man operation with one car servicing one suburb has grown into an extraordinary transportation company with a reputation for quality, reliability and innovation.

The Busways story

Our story is one of pride, diligence, teamwork and reliability. What began as a single-man operation with one car servicing one suburb has grown into an extraordinary transportation company with a reputation for quality, reliability and innovation.

Hire car service commences

1942

Acquisition of Parramatta Villawood Bus Service

1958

Acquisition of Campbelltown Bus Service

1965

Paramatta Villawood Bus Service sold

1978

Riverstone Bus Company acquired

1984

Busways' corporate name established

1988

Peninsula Bus Lines acquired

1994

Busways is a key transport provider at the Sydney 2000 Olympics

2000

Busways wins SMBSC1 in Western Sydney

2012

Busways 75 years

2018

Busways wins AV Trial contract

2018

Cooee Busways launches in North Coast

2019

Cooee Busways On Demand service launches in The Ponds

2019

Busways is awarded Adelaide Metro’s Outer South Contract

2020

Busways wins GSBC7 contract in Sydney’s North Shore

2021

Our expertise

Busways is a transport solution provider that partners with Government agencies to bring innovative, reliable and flexible services to the Australian people. We’re unencumbered, flexible and fast with a leadership team that is both forward thinking and responsive to the changing nature of the domestic transport industry.

  • Public transport
  • On Demand
  • Bus charters
  • Customer experience
  • School buses
  • Network planning
  • Scheduling
  • Asset management

I have never felt more positive and assured of our future as a transport leader. We have the right team and approach to achieve a new level of transport service, providing solutions to our clients, stakeholders and, most importantly, the communities in which we operate.

Byron Rowe
Managing Director

The latest at Busways

New school bus timetable changes

New school bus timetable changes across Port Macquarie region

May 12, 2022, 4:58pm

A range of school timetable changes will occur from Monday, 23 May 2022 across Busways school services in Port Macquarie, Laurieton, Kempsey and… read more

Bus Drivers

​​​​​​​Ever wondered what it's like to drive a bus?

Apr 21, 2022, 1:54pm

Find out at our Depot Open Days! If you like driving, meeting and engaging with people, and serving the community, then we might have a great career… read more

“World first” trial to integrate electric bus charging with grid in Sydney

“World first” trial to integrate electric bus charging with grid in Sydney

Apr 19, 2022, 3:35pm

A world first trial by three Australian companies to better integrate bus depots with the energy market and support the faster rollout of… read more