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Phoenix Coaches Devonport Tasmania

Spirit of Devonport Ferry

Ferry Update - Wednesday 8 June 2016


Due to significant damage to the western pontoon caused by the major flooding this week, the Spirit of Devonport ferry will not be operating for an extended period of time.

At this stage we're unsure when major repair work can/will be done. The supporting pylons have been badly damaged, as has the anchor point on the shore.

We will keep you updated with information as it comes to hand.

If you need any further information, please call our office on 6427 7626.


Kimberley Bridge Closure

Update: Monday 18th July 2016

The Kimberley Road Bridge at Kimberley is currently closed due to a large hole forming in the road at the Kimberley end.

The Department of State Growth have advised us that pedestrian traffic will be allowed from Tuesday 19th July 2016.

If your child or children normally catch bus 62 or bus 25 from Kimberley, they will need to walk across the bridge to the Bridle Track Road corner. Buses will be departing at the normal time.

In the afternoon students will be dropped off at the corner of the Bridle Track Road.

Please Note: All children MUST be accompanied by an adult when crossing the bridge, both morning and afternoon, due to the damage in the road.

At this stage, the Department of State Growth has advised that the bridge will be closed for up to 14 days.





AFL in Launceston 2016

Phoenix Coaches / Merseylink will be running a bus (from Devonport) to all Hawthorn AFL Games at Aurora Stadium in 2016.  To book a seat on the bus, email Teena or call the office on 64 277 626.   Cost $ 20 adult/16+ return, children under 16 free.


  • Saturday 16th April - Hawthorn v St Kilda @ 2.10pm (bus departs Devonport @ noon)
  • Saturday 14th May - Hawthorn v Fremantle @ 2.10pm (bus departs Devonport @ noon)
  • Sunday 26th June - Hawthorn v Gold Coast Suns @ 3.20pm (bus departs Devonport @ 1pm)
  • Saturday 30th July - Hawthorn v Carlton Blues @ 2.10pm (bus departs Devonport @ noon)

Logo Changes - Phoenix to Merseylink

Please be aware that ALL Phoenix Coaches buses are being rebranded with the Merseylink logo.  Please be aware of this change - just in case you are looking for a bus with Phoenix Coaches on the front or sides - always look for your usual bus number or route number to ensure you are getting on the correct bus.





Cradle Mountain Coaches .....

Discover the beautiful Tasmania Wilderness and travel with Cradle Mountain Coaches to Cradle Mountain, Lake St Clair, Walls of Jerusalem, Frenchmans Cap, Arm River and more.

The favourite bushwalkers bus for walking clubs, schools and independent travellers. 7 days a week, pre-booked or on demand, you decide where and when we pick you up - we provide door to door service.

Visit the CMC web site.


Phoenix Coaches Sister Companies

Phoenix Coaches has three sister companies all based in TasmaniaWestbus is based in Westbury, whilst Mersey Link is based in Devonport.  Also check out the newest addition to the family Cradle Mountain Coaches.  Click on their logo's on the front page to visit their web sites.


Bus / Coach Hire Devonport

Phoenix Coaches can provide buses for any size school or private trip. We can cater for day trips and extended outings statewide 7 days a week.  Phoenix are available for north west shuttles so simply call or Email Teena for a quote or details today.


Code Of Behaviour

Read about the Code of Behaviour for all students here.


Free Student Bus Pass

Online Student Bus Pass Application. Apply online



Route Service

6 days a week we have a service between Ulverstone and Devonport (which connects with Metro to/from Burnie). Our first bus leaves Rooke Street at 6.30am and the last departs at 5.40pm.  Please note - Metro do not run services to Burnie on Public Holidays.

6 days a week we have a service from Port Sorell to Devonport. Our first bus departs Rooke Street at 7.20am and the last departs at 5.10pm.   On a Saturday our first run departs Rooke St at 8.15am and our last at 4.30pm.  This service does not run on a Sunday.

For more detailed timetables please see the link in the top right corner.

For Metro timetables to Burnie please see below.


School Bus Service

We service all schools in the Devonport, Ulverstone, Latrobe areas from anywhere between Parramatta Creek and Penguin.

Click here to view the latest timetable.


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School Bus Timetable