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.

See below for an overview of the Perth, Fremantle and Joondalup CAT services.

Perth CAT Services

Partial Red, Blue and Yellow CATs will operate outside of the below times. Please check the Perth CAT timetable or your stop for more information.

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

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 6.00am - 6.45pm About every 5 minutes
Friday 6.00am - 7.00pm
7.10pm - 8.00pm
About every 5 minutes
About every 10/15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 8.30am - 6.00pm About every 10 minutes

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

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

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 6.00am - 6.40am
6.48am - 7.04pm
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 6.00am - 6.28am
6.36am - 7.00pm
About every 15 minutes
About every 8 minutes

Fremantle CAT Services

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

*No service on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Fremantle Red CAT

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

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

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

Joondalup CAT services

Please check the Joondalup CAT timetable or your stop for more information.

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 7.23am – 5.30pm 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 8.00am - 6.00pm 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. 6.08pm - 9.08pm About every 15 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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