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.

Our CAT (Central Area Transit) buses run in Perth CBD, Fremantle and Joondalup.

We use a coulour-coding system in each area are to identify the different routes.

See below for an overview of our CAT services.

Perth CAT Services

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

Perth Red CAT

Travels in an East-West loop from the WACA 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
Weekdays 5.59am - 6.50pm
7.00pm - 7.20pm
About every 5 minutes
About every 10 minutes
Friday - Additional Services 7.30pm - 8.45pm About every 15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays* 8.30am - 6.50pm About every 10 minutes

*No services on Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas 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
Weekdays 7.00am - 7.16pm About every 8-10 minutes
Friday - Additional services** 7.00pm - 1.00am About every 15 minutes
Saturday** 8.36am - 6.36pm
6.51pm - 11.51am
About every 10 minutes
About every 15 minutes
Sunday** and Public Holidays* 8.36am - 6.46pm About every 10 minutes

*No services on Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

**The following trips will terminate at Stop 4 - Beautfort Street Bridge:

  • Friday - 12.30am and 1.00am
  • Saturday 12.05am and 12.35am 
  • Sunday - 6.36pm and 6.46pm 

 

Perth Yellow CAT

Travels in a loop from East Perth to West Perth.

Services depart Claisebrook Station (Stop 1), and terminate at Thomas Street (Stop 20).

Days Operating times FrequencyWeekdays
Weekdays

5.52am - 6.51pm
7.01pm - 7.15pm

About every 8 minutes
About every 15 minutes
Friday - Additional services 7.53pm - 8.45pm About every 15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays* 8.00am - 6.50pm About every 10 minutes

Services depart Thomas Street (Stop 20) and terminate at Claisebrook Station (Stop 1).

Days Operating times Frequency
Weekdays

5.58am - 7.15pm
7.25pm - 7.38pm

About every 8 minutes
About every 13 minutes
Friday - Additional services 7.53pm - 9.08pm About every 15 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays* 8.23am - 7.13pm About every 10 minutes

*No services on Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas 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
Weekdays  6.00am - 6.12am
6.20am - 7.02pm
About every 12 minutes
About every 8 minutes

Services departing Stop 11 (Leederville Station):

Days Operating times Frequency
Weekdays 5.57am - 6.36am
6.44am - 7.02pm
About every 15 minutes
About every 8 minutes

No services operate on Saturday, Sunday or Public Holidays

Fremantle CAT Services

Please check the Fremantle CAT timetable for more information.

Fremantle Blue CAT

Travels north-south between Fremantle Station and Douro Road.

Days Operating times Frequency
Monday to Thursday excluding public holidays 7.25am - 6.25pm About every 20 minutes
Friday 7.25am - 7.45pm About every 20 minutes
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays* 10.00am - 6.20pm About every 20 minutes

*Except Good Friday and Christmas Day

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
Weekdays 7.23am – 5.53pm About every 15 minutes

No services operate on Saturday, Sunday or Public Holidays.

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 6.41am - 6.00pm About every 15 minutes

No services operate on Saturday, Sunday or Public Holidays.

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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