Free bus rides to the Royal Show

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CANBERANS who have pre-purchased their 2018 Royal Canberra Show ticket will be eligible for free bus travel on any Transport Canberra bus service to the event by presenting their ticket to the driver.

A free bus shuttle service will also operate exclusively between EPIC and the City Bus Station at 7.30pm to midnight on Friday (February 23) and Saturday. For those who have not pre-purchased a show ticket, or are not catching the free shuttle bus normal fares will apply. 

On Friday, EPIC will also be serviced by the high-frequency Red Rapid 200 series (Routes 200, 251, 252, 254, 255 and 259) and Routes 56, 57 and 58.

  1. Routes 200, 251, 252, 255, 259 – links Gungahlin, Mitchell, Dickson, City, Russell, Barton, Kingston and Fyshwick.
  2. Route 56 – services Gungahlin to the City via Palmerston, Franklin and Mitchell.
  3. Route 57 – services Gungahlin to the City via Franklin and Mitchell.
  4. Route 58 – services Gungahlin to the City via Harrison.

From other bus stations or major town centres, catch a Blue Rapid 300 series (Routes 300, 313, 314, 315, 316,  318, 319 and 343) to the City Bus Station where you can take connecting services to the Show (200 series, 56, 57 and 58) from Platform 8. 

On Saturday and Sunday, EPIC is serviced by Routes 200, 956 and 958.

  1. Route 200 – links  Gungahlin, Mitchell, Dickson and the City
  2. Route 956 – services  Gungahlin to the City via Palmerston, Franklin and Mitchell
  3. Route 958 – services  Gungahlin to the City via Harrison, Franklin and Mitchell

From other bus stations or major town centres, catch a Blue Rapid 300 series to the City Bus Station where you can take connecting services to the Show (200, 956 or 958) from Platform 8.   

All buses will stop outside the main gate in the temporary bus stop between 8am to close of business on Friday and Saturday and between 8am-7pm on Sunday

More information at transport.act.gov.au.

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