Free Tiger Bus

Please note: From Monday, July 19, 2021, the FREE Tiger Bus's Inveresk stop will be relocated from its current location — in the circular car park outside QVMAG — to Stop 3 on Invermay Road.



The Tiger Bus is a free transport service throughout the central city district, running 7 days a week*. 

Four travel routes are on offer;

  • Commuter Run - a dedicated route taking people from Inveresk to the city centre before and after working hours between Monday and Friday.
  • River Explorer Run - this route passes locations such as the Seaport, QVMAG, Royal Park, Princes Square and the CBD.
  • City Explorer Run - acting as the largest route for the free Tiger Bus, this route passes key locations such as the CBD, the Launceston General Hospital, Princes Square, City Park and the Launceston Leisure and Aquatic Centre.
  • Cataract Gorge Run - this route will take you all the way to the iconic Cataract Gorge, passing through Launceston's CBD along the way.

The free Tiger Bus operates on all public holidays, excluding ANZAC Day, Good Friday, Recreation Day or Christmas Day. 

*The FREE Tiger Bus operates 7 days a week between November to April. 


Tiger Bus parking permits: To organise a monthly Tiger Bus parking permit at the Inveresk car park, please contact Customer Service for more information.


The full timetable is available at Metro Tasmania's website. All Tiger Bus services are operated by wheelchair-accessible vehicles.