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Routes & Timetables

During the Covid-19 shutdown, Nelson buses will operate a reduced timetable and travel will be restricted to essential workers and people accessing essential services who are not unwell. There will be no bus service on Good Friday or Anzac Day.


Routes 1 and 2: Nelson-Richmond

Monday to Saturday
Normal Saturday timetable applies with additional early morning services from 7am.

Sunday timetable run as normalDepart NelsonDepart Richmond


Routes 3,4,5: Nelson City - Hail to Ride

Monday to Saturday

Atawhai (Route 3) 7am, 8am, 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.40pm, 1.10pm, 2.10pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
Brook (Route 4) 7.30am, 8.30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12.10pm, 1.10pm, 2.10pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm
Victory / Hospital (Route 5) 7am, 7.30am, 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm, 2.40pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm

No Sunday services.


Late Late Bus, Stoke Loop

No services during the lockdown.