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Bus Timetables

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Timetables

Stray runs regular buses, but they may not depart every day. Check each pass page for its current season timetable, or download the PDFs below:

  • Summer I 2017 - valid from 1 January - 28 February *(see note below)

Future Seasons

Timetables may be subject to change. Check your personalised itinerary or the online booking system for specific departure times.

Already planning for Winter 2017 (May - September)? Check back at the end of January!

Please refer to the East Coaster Pass page for the East Cape timetable.

Summer I 2017 - Departures after 1 January, 2017

From 1 January, 2017, Stray will operate 6 bus departures per week across the national circuit. To help you know when the new departures take effect, please refer to the PDF below - dates highlighted YELLOW show the first date the 5th & 6th departures travel to that location.

You can also refer to the online booking system, which contains up to date timetable information for all future travel seasons.

Hop-On Hop-Off Departure Times

Once you have booked your Stray pass, you will receive a log in for our online booking system, Stray Mate

You can use Stray Mate to book your travel dates and confirm the departure time for all pickup locations. Remember to be waiting at your confirmed pickup location at least 10 minutes before to ensure you don't miss the bus. 

IMPORTANT STUFF! The bus will not stop at every listed pickup location unless you have confirmed your pickup. You can double check this by logging into the online booking system and looking at your itinerary. If you notice "Pick Up TBA" beside the day - please call or email the reservations team.