Bus Tickets

Overland Track Transport is a small Tasmanian company that provides a complete, inclusive experience for bushwalkers undertaking Australia’s premier alpine walk, the Overland Track. 

Overland Track Transport is fully accredited, licenced and has three daily regular services available – Launceston to Cradle Mountain departing Launceston at 7:00am, Lake St Clair to Launceston departing Lake St Clair at 2:30pm and Lake St Clair to Hobart departing Lake St Clair at 2:30pm each day of the hiking season*.

Our staff are bushwalkers who have completed the Overland Track over 200 times combined, 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 pick up location from the drop down menu (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.

Regular Services

Launceston to Cradle Mt Bus Tickets

Launceston to Cradle Mt

7:00am $77.50

  • Launceston CBD accommodation pick-up from 6:30am​
  • FREE luggage storage**​
  • Transport all the way to Ronny Creek​
  • Drivers who have all completed the OT​
  • Fuel and PLB’s available​

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Lake St Clair to Launceston Bus Tickets

Lake St Clair to Launceston

2:30pm $77.50

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

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Lake St Clair to Hobart Bus Tickets

Lake St Clair to Hobart

2:30pm $87.50

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

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National Park Pass
In addition to your Overland Track Pass you also require a National Park Pass for the Overland Track. We are happy to be an offiial seller of the National Park Passes and these can be pre-purchased on our website here and our driver will have these available for collection when we pick you up in Launceston on the morning of your transport.

Alternative Services

We also offer “alternate departure” bus tickets if you are not able to make our regular services. Our “alternate departures” are charged at a bus rate, with a possible refund, if we have other walkers book on to the trip. You can select your number of passengers, choose your pick-up location (including Launceston Airport) and your desired pick-up time. If the day you require is not available on our booking calendar, simply get in touch with us to see if we already have an “alternate departure” on that day for you to book onto.


Launceston to Cradle Mt (Alternate Departure)

Launceston to Cradle Mt (Alternate Departure)

$550 Total

  • Choose your pick-up time
  • CBD or Airport pick-up​ ​
  • Transport to Ronny Creek or your Cradle Valley accommodation​
  • Ideal for groups or later departures
  • Fuel and PLB’s available​

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Lake St Clair to Launceston (Alternate Departure)

Lake St Clair to Launceston (Alternate Departure)

$550 Total

  • Choose your pick-up time
  • CBD accommodation drop-off ​
  • Launceston Airport drop-off
  • Free luggage storage**​
  • Ideal for groups with an early flight from Launceston​

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Lake St Clair to Hobart (Alternate Departure)

Lake St Clair to Hobart (Alternate Departure)

$600 Total

  • Choose your pick-up time
  • CBD accommodation drop-off ​
  • Hobart Airport drop-off
  • Free luggage storage​**
  • Ideal for groups with an early flight from Hobart​

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Lake St Clair to Cradle Mt (Alternate Departure)

Lake St Clair to Cradle Mt (Alternate Departure)

$650 Total

  • Choose your pick-up time​
  • Transport to Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre or Cradle Valley accommodation
  • A stop in Queenstown for a coffee and toilet break

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* Overland Track Transport operates during the hiking season from the 1st October to the 31st May. Please see details of days of operation for each regular service below. No Winter services available.

** 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.

Launceston to Cradle Mountain – Operates daily from the 26th 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 daily from the 1st October to the 30th April excluding Christmas Day and Easter Sunday.