Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hopshuttle?
Hopshuttle is a free shuttle bus to help tourists and visitors get around Ballarat without a car.
When does it operate?
Hopshuttle operates between 10am and 5pm every Saturday and Sunday.
What does it cost?
Nothing, Hopshuttle is free.
Where is the timetable?
There is no timetable. Hopshuttle is an on demand service that comes when you hail it.
What number do I call for a ride?
Hopshuttle can only be hailed via this web site. While you will probably hail with your smartphone, you can also use a desktop or tablet device.
Can I book in advance?
No, Hopshuttle is only available on demand during operating hours.
Is Hopshuttle wheelchair accessible?
Not currently. Hopshuttle aims to be available to people of all abilities in the future.
When will my ride arrive?
Hopshuttle will complete each ride as soon as practical. Watch the online tracker to see where your ride currently is. You can also see a list of upcoming stops with time estimates. The stop list frequently changes, so PLEASE KEEP WATCHING IT.
My stop moved down the list! What happened?
Hopshuttle dynamically updates its route to meet demand. For example, it might decide to collect new passengers on the way to collecting you.