Bus Tickets

Overland Track Transport is fully accredited, licensed and has four regular services available for Overland Track walkers – Launceston to Cradle Mountain departing Launceston at 6:30am (7 days a week), our NEW Launceston to Cradle Mountain departure at 11:30am (6 days a week) Lake St Clair to Launceston departing Lake St Clair at 2:30pm (7 days a week) and Lake St Clair to Hobart departing Lake St Clair at 2:30pm (5 days a week).

Our staff are bushwalkers who have completed the Overland Track many times, we know from experience the logistical planning needed and want to share our knowledge with you to maximize your Overland Track experience.

Simply choose your Bus Tickets below, select your travel date and select your CBD pick up and drop off locations from the drop down menus (if you do not yet know where you will be staying, simply email this to us once you have booked and we will add this to your booking).

Do you have a group booking of 7 or more? Simply enter the number of passengers on our “regular departures” bus tickets and your group discount will automatically be applied. If your group is larger than 13, simply contact us here to discuss your group discount.

* Overland Track Transport operates during the hiking season from the 27th September to the 31st May. No Winter services available.

Regular Services

Launceston to Cradle Mt Bus Tickets
To the start of the Overland Track

Launceston to Cradle Mt

6:30am $77.50
7 days a week

  • Launceston CBD accommodation, pick-up from 6:30am​.
  • No minimum numbers.
  • FREE luggage storage**​
  • Drivers who have all completed the OT​.
  • Fuel and PLB’s available​.

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To the start of the Overland Track

Launceston to Cradle Mt

11:30am $77.50
6 days a week

  • Arrive for 3pm check-in at Visitor Centre.
  • Launceston CBD accommodation pick-up from 11:30am​.
  • Launceston Airport pick-up at 12:00pm​.
  • FREE luggage storage**​
  • Fuel and PLB’s available​​.

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Bus Tickets - Overland Track Transport
From the finish of the Overland Track

Lake St Clair to Launceston

2:30pm $77.50
7 days a week

  • Departing Lake St Clair at 2:30pm.
  • Free transfer of ticket if finished early or late​ (subject to availability).
  • Free luggage storage**​
  • Launceston Airport drop-off at 5:15pm.​
  • CBD Drop-off from 5:30pm​.

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Lake St Clair to Launceston
From the finish of the Overland Track

Lake St Clair to Hobart

2:30pm $87.50
5 days a week

  • Departing Lake St Clair at 2:30pm.
  • Free transfer of ticket if finish early or late​ (subject to availability).
  • Free luggage storage**​
  • CBD Drop-off from 5:30pm​.
  • Hobart Airport connections via Skybus​.

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For people staying at Cradle Mt only

Cradle Mt to Launceston

3:00pm $77.50
6 days a week

  • For walkers staying/visiting Cradle Mountain only.
  • Accommodation pick-ups.
  • Visitor Centre pick-ups.
  • Launceston Airport drop-off at 5:15pm​.
  • CBD Drop-off from 5:30pm​.

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Bus Tickets - Overland Track Transport
For people staying at Lake St Clair only

Launceston to Lake St Clair

10:30am $77.50
5 days a week

  • For walkers staying/visiting Lake St Clair only.
  • Launceston CBD accommodation and Launceston airport pick-ups.
  • Visitor Centre and Derwent Bridge drop-off available.

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Have your own car?

Thinking of driving your car to Lake St Clair and needing transport back to Cradle Mountain? Our Car Shuffle page explores your options that can help.

** Free luggage storage for passengers travelling to and from the Overland Track with Overland Track Transport. This includes from Lake St Clair to Launceston and Lake St Clair to Hobart at the end of your adventure. For passengers only travelling one-way with us from Launceston to Cradle Mountain, luggage storage and delivery to Lake St Clair is available for $40.00 per item.

*Please note that due to Covid-19, restricted numbers of walkers are allowed on the Overland Track. During this time and until restrictions on walker numbers are lifted, our services from Lake St Clair to Hobart are reduced to 5 days per week. Our Lake St Clair daily services to Hobart will resume when full booking numbers are available again on the Overland Track.

Covid-19 Cancellations
With the uncertainty of current travel situations due to Covid-19, Overland Track Transport has a full refund policy for any bookings not able to be used due to border closures. If at the time of your planned transport with us, you are unable to enter Tasmania due to Covid-19 restrictions, Overland Track Transport will offer a full refund, a transfer of booking to another date or place your booking into Postponed until you are able to rebook your adventure. All refunds are processed on the day of planned travel and apply for any border closures within 7 days of your trip.

Launceston to Cradle Mountain – Operates daily from the 27th September to the 30th April excluding Christmas Day. Limited services during May
Lake St Clair to Launceston – Operates daily from the 1st October to the 30th April excluding Christmas Day. Limited services during May.
Lake St Clair to Hobart – Operates from the 1st October to the 30th April excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day. (during Covid-19 restrictions, our service from Lake St Clair to Hobart operates on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Daily services will resume once Covid-19 restrictions on the number of people allowed on the Overland Track each day are lifted).