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Hospital Link (Burnie)


Metro’s Northern Tasmania Hospital Link service: your link to better care.

Hospital Link (route 85) is a limited-stops service connecting Burnie to Latrobe via Ulverstone and Devonport 365 days a year.

It services:

  • University of Tasmania, Cradle Coast Campus (Mon-Fri only)
  • North West Regional Hospital, Burnie
  • Burnie Interchange, Cattley St
  • Ulverstone Interchange, Wongi Ln
  • Devonport Interchange, Rooke St
  • Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe

Hospital Link (route 85) connects the North West with a trip time of approximately 70 minutes, with four return services Monday to Friday and two return services Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays. If you are a patient, or visiting a patient in hospital, your return trip on the Hospital Link service is free.

To claim your free travel, obtain a pink token from your driver before getting off the bus at the North West Regional Hospital or Mersey Community Hospital. Have this token validated at the hospital’s main reception before you leave and it will entitle you to a free trip home on the Hospital Link service.

All Hospital Link services are wheelchair accessible to allow our passengers to travel with ease and comfort 365 days of the year.

Click here to view the Hospital Link timetable (look for route 85).

Click here for fare information.

For more information and details please contact the Metro Customer Service Team on 13 22 01 or