This service operates on a hail-and-ride basis. The bus will stop for you in any location where it is safe to do so.
Be sure to make yourself visible to the drive and signal them with a raised arm or a wave.
Matata to Whakatane via Edgecombe morning service (departs Matata 9.30 am)
Matata to Whakatane direct afternoon service (departs Matata 1.40 pm)
Whakatane to Matata direct morning service (departs Whakatane 9.00 am)
Whakatane to Matata via Edgecumbe afternoon service (departs Whakatane 1.00 pm)
Concession fares apply to the following groups:
Children under 5 travel free
NZ Supergold - Bay of Plenty Regional Council reviewed the SuperGold Card hours free travel period and extended them as a trial until 30 June 2020 on all Bayhopper and Cityride services.
During the the trial period eligible card holders (aged 65 and over) will now have free bus travel on the regional network from:
and all day on weekends and public holidays.
0800 4 BAYBUS (0800 4 229 287)