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Timetables

Click here for 30 September changes

This timetable lists all times for the key stops along the CLOCKWISE route.

All routes and timetables are dependent on traffic flow and may vary.

  The Base Flagstaff Rototuna Chartwell University Hospital Dinsdale Wintec
Rotokauri 
The Base
AM                    
  Depart   Arrive
              6.15 6.24 6.30
            6.15 6.25 6.35 6.43
          6.20 6.30 6.40 6.50 6.58
        6.20 6.32 6.44 6.54 7.04 7.13
  6.15 6.22 6.26 6.33 6.47 6.59 7.09 7.19 7.28
  6.30 6.37 6.41 6.48 7.02 7.14 7.24 7.34 7.43
  6.45 6.52 6.56 7.03 7.17 7.30 7.41 7.52 8.02
          7.30 7.44 7.55 8.07 8.17
  7.00 7.09 7.15 7.23 7.43 7.58 8.10 8.22 8.33
  7.15 7.24 7.30 7.38 7.58 8.13 8.25 8.37 8.50
Depart 
Thomas Rd
               
  7.40 7.46 7.55 8.15 8.30      
  7.30 7.39 7.45 7.53 8.13 8.28 8.40 8.52 9.05
            Arrive SHGC      
  7.40 7.48 8.00 8.20 8.35      
  7.45 7.54 8.00 8.08 8.28 8.43 8.55 9.07 9.18
Depart 
Church Rd
        Arrive SHGC      
7.45 7.55 8.03 8.15  - 8.35      
  8.05 8.14 8.20 8.28 8.50 9.05 9.15 9.25 9.37
  8.20 8.29 8.35 8.43 9.05 9.20 9.30 9.40 9.52
  8.40 8.48 8.53 9.00 9.20 9.35 9.45 9.55 10.07
  9.00 9.08 9.13 9.20 9.40 9.55 10.05 10.15 10.27
  9.22 9.30 9.35 9.42 10.02 10.17 10.27 10.37 10.49
  9.45 9.53 9.58 10.05 10.25 10.40 10.50 11.00 11.12
  10.07 10.15 10.20 10.27 10.47 11.02 11.12 11.22 11.34
  10.30 10.38 10.43 10.50 11.10 11.25 11.35 11.45 11.57
  10.52 11.00 11.05 11.12 11.32 11.47 11.57 12.07 12.19
  11.15 11.23 11.28 11.35 11.55 12.10 12.20 12.30 12.42
  11.37 11.45 11.50 11.57 12.17 12.32 12.42 12.52 1.04
  12.00 12.08 12.13 12.20 12.40 12.55 1.05 1.15 1.27
PM   12.22 12.30 12.35 12.42 1.02 1.17 1.27 1.37 1.49
  12.45 12.53 12.58 1.05 1.25 1.40 1.50 2.00 2.12
  1.07 1.15 1.20 1.27 1.47 2.02 2.12 2.22 2.34
  1.30 1.38 1.43 1.50 2.12 2.27 2.37 2.47 3.00
  1.52 2.00 2.06 2.13 2.36 2.51 3.02 3.13 3.26
  2.15 2.23 2.30 2.37 3.00 3.15 3.27 3.39 3.52
  2.37 2.45 2.52 2.59 3.22 3.37 3.49 4.01 4.14
        Depart HBHS          
        3.15    - 3.41 3.56 4.10 4.15
  3.00  3.08  3.15 3.22 3.45 4.00 4.12 4.24 4.37
  3.20 3.28 3.35 3.42 4.05 4.20 4.32 4.44 4.57
  3.40 3.48 3.55 4.02 4.25 4.40 4.52 5.04 5.17
  4.00 4.08 4.15 4.22 4.45 5.00 5.12 5.24 5.37
  4.20 4.28 4.35 4.42 5.05 5.20 5.32 5.44 5.55
  4.40 4.48 4.55 5.02 5.25 5.40 5.52 6.04 6.17
  5.00 5.08 5.15 5.22 5.45 6.00 6.12 6.24 6.37
  5.20 5.27 5.33 5.40 6.02 6.15 6.25 6.35 6.47
  5.40 5.47 5.52 5.59 6.18 6.30 6.40 6.50 7.02
  6.00 6.07 6.12 6.19 6.38 6.50 7.00 7.10  7.22
  6.20 6.27 6.31 6.38 6.53 7.05 7.13 7.23 7.33
  6.40 6.47 6.51 6.58 7.12 7.24 7.32 7.42 7.52
  7.05 7.12 7.16 7.23 7.37 7.49 7.57 8.07 8.17
  7.30 7.37 7.41 7.48 8.00 8.12 8.20 8.30 8.40
  7.55 8.02 8.06 8.13 8.25 8.37 8.45 8.55 9.05
  8.30 8.37 8.41 8.48 9.00 9.12 9.20 9.28 9.38
  9.10* 9.17* 9.21* 9.28* 9.40*        

Key: HBHS Hamilton Boys' High School  |  SHGC: Sacred Heart Girls' College    school term only

* Last run of the day terminates at the university

This timetable lists all times for the key stops along the clockwise route.

All routes and timetables are dependent on traffic flow and may vary.

Accessible buses

Buses on this service are wheelchair friendly. Wheelchairs must be under 250kg in weight and 80cm in width to travel on the bus. The operator always aims to operate accessible buses, however there may be times when this is not possible due to operational reasons.

The Base Flagstaff Rototuna Chartwell University Hospital Dinsdale Wintec
Rotokauri 
The Base (arrive)
AM                  
Depart               Arrive
 Saturday only      7.10 7.22 7.30 7.40 7.47
7.15 7.22 7.26 7.33 7.45 7.57 8.05 8.15 8.22
7.50 7.57 8.02 8.09 8.22 8.35 8.45 8.55 9.02
8.25 8.33 8.38 8.45 9.00 9.13 9.23 9.33 9.42
            9.45 9.55 10.04
9.05 9.13 9.18 9.25 9.43 9.56 10.06 10.16 10.27
        10.04 10.18 10.28 10.38 10.49
9.45 9.53 9.58 10.05 10.25 10.40 10.50 11.00 11.12
10.07 10.15 10.20 10.27 10.47 11.02 11.12 11.22 11.34
10.30 10.38 10.43 10.50 11.10 11.25 11.35 11.45 11.57
10.52 11.00 11.05 11.12 11.32 11.47 11.57 12.07 12.19
11.15 11.23 11.28 11.35 11.55 12.10 12.20 12.30 12.42
11.37 11.45 11.50 11.57 12.17 12.32 12.42 12.52 1.04
PM 12.00 12.08 12.13 12.20 12.40 12.55 1.05 1.15 1.27
12.22 12.30 12.35 12.42 1.02 1.17 1.27 1.37 1.49
12.45 12.53 12.58 1.05 1.25 1.40 1.50 2.00 2.12
1.07 1.15 1.20 1.27 1.47 2.02 2.12 2.22 2.34
1.30 1.38 1.43 1.50 2.10 2.25 2.35 2.45 2.57
1.52 2.00 2.05 2.12 2.32 2.47 2.57 3.07 3.19
2.15 2.23 2.28 2.35 2.55 3.10 3.20 3.30 3.42
2.37 2.45 2.50 2.57 3.17 3.32 3.42 3.52 4.04
3.00 3.08 3.13 3.20 3.40 3.55 4.05 4.15 4.27
3.22 3.30 3.35 3.42 4.02 4.17 4.27 4.37 4.49
3.45 3.53 3.58 4.05 4.25 4.40 4.50 5.00 5.12
4.07 4.15 4.20 4.27 4.47 5.02 5.12 5.22 5.34
4.30 4.38 4.43 4.50 5.10 5.25 5.35 5.45 5.57
4.52 5.00 5.05 5.12 5.32 5.47 5.57 6.07 6.18
5.15 5.23 5.28 5.35 5.55 6.08 6.16 6.26 6.37 
5.37 5.45 5.50 5.57 6.17 6.30 6.38 6.48 6.59
6.00 6.07 6.12 6.19 6.38 6.50 6.58 7.08  7.17
6.40 6.47 6.51 6.58 7.15 7.27 7.35 7.45 7.54
7.20* 7.27* 7.31* 7.38* 7.55*        

* Last run of the day terminates at the university 

All routes and timetables are dependent on traffic flow and may vary.

Accessible buses

Buses on this service are wheelchair friendly. Wheelchairs must be under 250kg in weight and 80cm in width to travel on the bus. The operator always aims to operate accessible buses, however there may be times when this is not possible due to operational reasons.

Route map - Orbiter

Scroll down for transfers - urban route connection points with the Orbiter

Orbiter clockwise

Mahanga Dr (The Base)
The Base outside Mitre 10 Mega
Church Rd outside Cock and Bull
50 Church Rd
16 Church Rd
29 Moreland Ave 
41 Moreland Ave
Opp 199 Pukete Rd
174 Pukete Rd near Totara Drive
158 Pukete Rd
Pukete Rd (roundabout - inbound)
Opp 1114 River Rd near Flagstaff shops
River Rd, Alandale retirement village
3 Discovery Dr
49 Discovery Dr
Discovery Dr, opposite Discovery Park
121 Discovery Dr
256 Thomas Rd
212 Thomas Rd
192 Thomas Rd, near Cate Rd
Hukanui Rd, opposite St James Countdown supermarket 
Opp 403 Hukanui Rd
Opp 371 Hukanui Rd
Opp 343 Hukanui Rd
Hukanui Rd (north of Glen Lynne)
248 Hukanui Rd
Lynden Court, Westfield Chartwell
Hukanui Rd, opposite St Paul's Collegiate
30 Hukanui Rd
356 Peachgrove Rd
Peachgrove Rd, just north of Five Crossroads
222 Peachgrove Rd
Peachgrove Rd, outside Southwell Primary School
Peachgrove Rd (rail crossing outbound)
108 Peachgrove Rd
Peachgrove Rd, outside Peachgrove Intermediate 
Peachgrove Rd, opposite Hamilton Boys High School
171 Clyde Street
221 Clyde Street
271 Clyde Street
31 Cameron Road
55 Cameron Road
75 Cameron Road
191 Old Farm Rd
Opp 228 Old Farm Rd
Opp 187 Knighton Rd
Knighton Rd, outside University of Waikato's Gate 2
Clyde St, opposite Hillcrest Warehouse
220 Clyde St
166 Clyde St
82 Clyde St, near Sacred Heart Girls College
Bridge St, outside the police station. This is your opportunity to transfer onto the CBD Shuttle across the road.
58 Anglesea St
Palmerston St, opposite the St Peter's tennis courts
73 Pembroke St
125 Pembroke St  (bottom of hospital hill)
Waikato Hospital, top of Hospital hill (Pembroke Street)
Opposite 76b Kahikatea Dr
243 Kahikatea Dr
97 Duke St
44 Higgins Rd
119 Killarney Rd
165 Killarney Rd
217 Killarney Rd
Whatawhata Rd, outside Countdown car park, Dinsdale Shopping Centre
99 Whatawhata Rd
133 Whatawhata Rd
185 Whatawhata Rd
Opp 40 Newcastle Rd
107 Newcastle Rd, near Western Heights Dr
126 Ellicott Rd
Ellicott Rd, opposite Aberfoyle St near Fraser High School
26 Ellicott Rd
Avalon Dr, near Mobil Avalon Dr
Avalon Dr, opposite Turners Car Auctions
Opp Fonterra on Foreman Rd
Opp 28 Foreman Rd
Opp 70 Foreman Rd
Opp 27 Te Kowhai Rd
The Base, opposite Mitre 10 Mega

 

 

Transfers - urban route connection points with the Orbiter

To help passengers easily identify which Orbiter bus stops connect with other bus services, a red ‘Transfer’ sign is placed on appropriate bus stop poles. The following urban routes connect with the Orbiter:

Chartwell/Lynden Court

  • Rototuna Direct East (RDE)
  • Rototuna Direct West (RDW)
  • Northerner (30)
  • Chartwell (5)
  • Claudelands (14)
  • Flagstaff (4)
  • Rototuna (16)

Countdown supermarket, Rototuna

  • Rototuna (16)
  • Rototuna Direct East (RDE)
  • Rototuna Direct West (RDW)
  • Northerner (30) - connects with the Orbiter at 212 & 192 Thomas Rd (clockwise bus) and opp 186 & opp 256 Thomas Rd (anti-clockwise bus)
  • All stops south of Callum Brae Dr on Hukanui Rd, will link with the Orbiter.

Passengers need to check with the driver as to which direction the Orbiter bus is going, so they don’t get onto the bus going the wrong direction.

Flagstaff

  • Flagstaff (4)

Passengers need to check with the driver as to which direction the Orbiter bus is going, so they don't get onto the bus going the wrong direction.

The Base

  • Northern Connector

Passengers need to check with the driver as to which direction the Orbiter bus is going , so they don't get onto the bus going the wrong direction.

Wintec - Foreman Road

  • Nawton (9)

Dinsdale - Whatawhata Road

Bus stop outside Dinsdale Countdown supermarket.

  • Bremworth/Templeview (26)
  • Dinsdale (3)
  • Raglan (23)

Hospital - Pembroke Street

Orbiter buses stop at the main Pembroke Street bus stops for eacy interchange with other bus services.

  • Mahoe (6)
  • Glenview (7)
  • Te Awamutu

Police Station - Bridge Street

  • Hamilton East-Uni (17) - travels down Bridge Street and can stop at the Orbiter stop for an easy transfer
  • CBD Shuttle

University - Knighton Road

Buses depart outside Gate 2 on Knighton Road (not at the bus stop inside Gate 1.)

  • Ruakura (15)
  • University (13)
  • Hamilton East-Uni (17)

 

From 30 September 2017 the following changes will affect this route

  • New buses will operate on this route, with CCTV.
  • The front of Orbiter buses will be a vibrant purple for ease of identification.
  • Buses will run more frequently, with services operating at least every 15 minutes between 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday, and buses every 20-25 minutes outside of these times.
  • Most Orbiter services will now travel along Ruakura Road, Knighton Road and Clyde Street to improve journey times and provide cover to the area following the removal of the 15 Ruakura service.
  • New bus stops will be installed outside Innovation Park on Ruakura Road.
  • Only Orbiter school assist buses will continue to use Peachgrove Road.
  • Old Farm Road and Cameron Road will no longer be used by Orbiter buses – instead these stops will be served by the 13 University route.

 

New route map from 30 September 2017

Click here to download the route map from 30 September [PDF, 4.3 MB]

New timetable from 30 September 2017

Click here to download the timetable from 30 September [PDF, 257 KB]

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