SouthLink has been operating services in South Australia since 1995. During this period, we’ve provided the people of South Australia a range of services including;

  • High quality and reliable passenger transport services in and around Adelaide.
  • 'Transport on Demand' services providing communities in Mount Barker and Barossa Valley flexible, real-time transport services that adapt to their needs. See for more information.
  • For many years, throughout metro and regional South Australia we have carried approximately 3 million passengers every year and maintained a fleet of over 550 vehicles to a high standard ensuring the highest levels of safety and reliability for our passengers.

Today, SouthLink currently operates in the Hills area, serving over 500 passenger trips per day in partnership with DPTI.

SouthLink is a subsidiary of Keolis Downer who has been providing multi-modal public transport to millions of travellers all around Australia. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s leading bus operators.

Our operations combine world-leading expertise and deep local knowledge, drawing on the experience of International public transport company Keolis and one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading engineering and infrastructure management firms, Downer.

Keolis Downer has a long-term commitment to Australia and aspires to be the partner of choice for public transport authorities by delivering on our commitment to think like a passenger. At the heart of this approach, we work closely with our clients, the community and our customers to understand their needs. We work in partnership to deliver a shared vision for a city or region.

Keolis Downer currently employs around 4,400 staff and is headquartered in Sydney. We provide transport services to people across Australia, including Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Perth, Newcastle, Adelaide and regional South Australia.

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The health and safety of our customers and drivers is our first priority.

In light of the international concern around Coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to take the time to assure you we will continue to maintain our high standards of hygiene and cleanliness of our vehicles, with some additional precautionary actions:

To protect yourself and others, we recommend following SA Health advice regarding good hand and respiratory hygiene. Find out more.

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