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Phoenix Coaches Devonport Tasmania

Spirit of Devonport



With the help of the "Friends of the Ferry" Committee, we are happy to announce the RE LAUNCH of THE SPIRIT OF DEVONPORT - Friday 23rd October, 2015 - ferry services will begin at 7.30 am (til 6pm) with Official Relaunch at the eastern pontoon starting at 11am - come along and enjoy the festivities.

Family fun activities for all - Sea FM Live, giveaways, Rotary South Sausage Sizzle, Alli's Balloons, gold coin donation ferry rides.

The ferry will operate from 7.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 5pm on Saturdays.



Long Weekend Monday 2nd November

Bus services WILL NOT BE RUNNING on Monday 2nd November.

Services will resume to normal timetables on Tuesday 3rd.


Logo Changes - Phoenix to Merseylink

Please be aware that some Phoenix Coaches buses have been 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.

Over the coming months all Phoenix buses will be rebranded.




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.


Do you need a Student Greencard ?

Students will need to have a Student Greencard to use if they travel on a fare paying non-Metro bus service.

Click here for more information ?


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