For students entering college or schools in Launceston in 2021.
Apply for your smartcard now!! Get 20% discount on all fares.
Simply go to our home page, click on smartcard and fill in the application form. Your smartcard will be sent out to you by mail within 5 working day`s.
Please call 0400791076 for any queries.
Latest update: 14/09/2020
Due to recent changes within our business, Sainty`s North East Bus Service will no longer be providing charter services.
COVID – 19
Travel on Public Transport
Prevention is key.
North East Bus Service with the guidance from the Tasmanian Government, are taking extra care to ensure safe and clean buses for all our passengers. To ensure your safety, all buses are deep cleaned and sanitised twice a day.
To minimise the risk of transferring Covid – 19 we ask all our passengers to practice the following.
Sanitise your hands on boarding. (Supplied on buses)
Practise social distancing where possible.
Use non-cash payment options or tender the correct fare.
Apply for a smartcard. (Application on our website)
Comply with all instructions from your driver.
Avoid using public transport if you are not well.
North East Bus Service thank all their passengers for their patience and understanding in these unusual times.
Sainty’s North East Bus Service are a family owned Business, and have been operating passenger and student transport services from the North East region of Tasmania since 2005.
We pride ourselves on providing friendly and cheerful drivers, as well as clean and comfortable buses fitted with air-conditioning for your comfort, seatbelts for you safety, video surveillance, audio and visual destination information.
Please note student fare for 18 years and under is $1.80 one way.