Free Tiger Bus

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

Commuter Run  A dedicated route taking people from the Northern Car Park (off Forster Street) to the city centre before and after working hours between Monday and Friday. 
River Explorer Run 

This route passes locations such as:

  • the Seaport
  • Royal Park
  • Princes Square
  • Launceston's CBD
City Explorer Run 

Acting as the largest route for the free Tiger Bus, this route passes key locations such as:

  • Launceston's CBD
  • the Launceston General Hospital
  • Princes Square
  • City Park
  • 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.  All Tiger Bus services are operated by wheelchair-accessible vehicles. 

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

View the full Tiger Bus timetable with Metro Tasmania

Public Holiday Hours 2023

Find the City of Launceston public holiday opening hours belowservice interruptions here and current and upcoming works here.

For emergencies involving Council services, contact 6323 3333.

Please find information on our Customer Service Centre. Other facilities are operating as usual.

Customer Service Centre

Customer Service Centre

Friday 07 April  Closed
Saturday 08 April Closed
Sunday 09 April Closed 
Monday 10 April  Closed 
Tuesday 11 April  Closed 
Wednesday 12 April Regular hours return: 8.30 am - 5 pm

Further Information

After hours dog attacks: Tasmania Police 131 444

Report an issue online here

Find more information about our Customer Service Centre including our regular opening hours on the Contact page.





Tiger Bus parking permits

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

Please note: From Monday, November 15 2021, the Circle Car Park at Inveresk will no longer be available for use by Tiger Bus parking permit holders. The Tiger Bus stop and all-day permit parking will relocate to the new Northern Car Park, and the temporary stop on Invermay Road will no longer be used for this service.