CAT Bus Timetables

Central Area Transit (CAT) buses are free. You may get on and off them as often as you like without paying a fare.

CAT stands for Central Area Transit. We use a colour-coding system to identify the different routes each bus takes. To see all CAT timetables and maps use the Timetable Search.


Perth CAT Services

Perth Red CAT

Travels in an East-West loop from Queens Gardens in East Perth to Outram St in West Perth.

Full services start and end at the WACA, Stop 1 and operate as follows:
 

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays
6.00 am - 6.45 pm
About every 5 minutes
Friday 6.00 am - 7.00 pm
7.10 pm - 8.00 pm
About every 5 minutes
About every 10/15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
8.30 am - 6.00 pm
About every 10 minutes

Partial services will operate outside of these times. Please check the timetable or your stop for more information.

*No service on Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.



Perth Blue CAT

Travels in a North-South loop from the Barrack Street Jetty to Northbridge.

 

Full services start and end at Elizabeth Quay Bus Station, Stop 1 and will operate as follows:
 

 

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays
6.52 am - 6.52 pm About every 7/8 minutes
Friday excluding public holidays
6.52 am - 6.52 pm
7.00 pm - 12.15 am
About every 8 minutes
About every 15 minutes
Saturday 8.36 am - 7.06 pm
7.21 pm - 11.51 pm
About every 10 minutes
About every 15 minutes
Sunday and Public Holidays*
8.36 am - 6.26 pm
About every 10 minutes

Partial services will operate outside of these times. Please check the timetable or your stop for more information. 

*No service on Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.



Perth Yellow CAT

Travels in a loop from East Perth to West Perth.

Full services start and end at Claisebrook Station, Stop 1 and operate as follows:

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays
6.00 am - 6.30 am
6.37 am - 6.38 pm
About every 15 minutes
About every 8 minutes
Friday excluding public holidays 6.00 am - 6.30 am
6.37am - 7.00 pm
7.15 pm - 8.00 pm
About every 15 minutes
About every 8 minutes
About every 15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays*
8.30 am - 6.00 pm
About every 10 minutes

Partial services will operate out of these times. Please check the timetable or your stop for more information.

*No service on Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.



Perth Green CAT

Travels between Leederville Station and Elizabeth Quay Bus Station via City West, West Perth and St Georges Terrace.

Services departing Stop 1 (Elizabeth Quay Bus Station):

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Friday excluding public holidays
6.00 am - 6.40 am
6.48 am - 7.04 pm
About every 10/15 minutes
About every 8 minutes


Services departing Stop 11 (Leederville Station):

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Friday excluding public holidays
6.00 am - 6.28 am
6.36 am - 7.00 pm
About every 15 minutes
About every 8 minutes


Fremantle CAT Services

Fremantle Red CAT

Travels east - west between the Maritime Museum and Ord Street.

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays
7.30 am - 6.15pm About every 15 minutes
Friday 7.30 am - 7.45pm About every 15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays* 10.00 am - 6.15pm About every 15 minutes

Partial services will operate outside of these times. Please check the timetable or your stop for more information.  

*No service on Good Friday, Christmas and Boxing Day.



Fremantle Blue CAT

Travels north-south between Fremantle Station and Douro Road.

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays 7.30am - 6.10pm About every 10 minutes
Friday 7.30am - 7.40pm About every 10 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays* 10.00am - 6.10pm About every 10 minutes

Partial services will operate outside of these times. Please check the timetable or your stop for more information.

*No service on Good Friday, Christmas and Boxing Day.



Joondalup CAT services

Joondalup Red CAT

Starts and finishes at Joondalup Station and travels in an anti-clockwise direction via Lakeside Drive.

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Friday excluding public holidays 7.23 am – 5.30 pm About every 15 minutes



Joondalup Blue CAT

Starts and finishes at Joondalup Station and travels in a clockwise direction via Lakeside Drive.

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Friday excluding public holidays
8.00 am - 6.00 pm About every 15 minutes



Joondalup Yellow CAT

Starts and finishes at Joondalup Station and travels in a loop around Edith Cowan University (ECU).

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday on ECU days only.
6.08 pm - 9.08 pm About every 15 minutes




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