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Buses

Buses have been arranged to shuttle you to and from the airport, the conference, student accommodation, and official conference events. The timetable for all of these services is below.

NOTE: All times are approximate and subject to change without notice

Where do I catch the bus at the airport?

At Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL)

This is where most people are arriving. If you're not sure which airport you're flying into, it's very likely to be this one!

Volunteers in bright orange t-shirts will be roaming the airport. Look for the Volunteers in the bright orange t-shirts! The buses will depart from Bus Zone "L" (L for Lima) outside the international terminal. Bus zone L is coloured blue in this map.

At Avalon Airport (AVV)

Look for the Volunteers in the bright orange t-shirts in the Arrivals lounge. They will guide you to the bus.

Saturday 30th January - Airport pick-up

Buses will run from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL), to Avalon Airport (AVV), to Deakin University Waterfront Campus (WF, Geelong CBD), and finally to Deakin University Waurn Ponds Campus (WP, student residences).

MEL AVV WF WP
1030hrs 1115hrs 1145hrs 1205hrs
1230hrs 1315hrs 1345hrs 1405hrs
1430hrs 1515hrs 1545hrs 1605hrs
1630hrs 1715hrs 1745hrs 1805hrs
1830hrs 1915hrs 1945hrs 2005hrs

Sunday 31st January - Airport pick-up

Buses will run from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL), to Avalon Airport (AVV), to Deakin University Waterfront Campus (WF, Geelong CBD), and finally to Deakin University Waurn Ponds Campus (WP, student residences).

MEL AVV WF WP
1030hrs 1115hrs 1145hrs 1205hrs
1230hrs 1315hrs 1345hrs 1405hrs
1430hrs 1515hrs 1545hrs 1605hrs
1630hrs 1715hrs 1745hrs 1805hrs
1830hrs 1915hrs 1945hrs 2005hrs
2100hrs 2145hrs 2215hrs 2235hrs

Monday 1st February - Friday 5th February

Buses will run between Deakin University Waurn Ponds Campus (WP, student residences) and Deakin University Waterfront Campus (WF) between 0700hrs and 2200hrs.

Services will depart Waurn Ponds every hour on the hour starting at 0700hrs and departing Waterfront every hour on the half-hour starting at 0730hrs.

The following services will run addition to the shuttle to ensure everyone gets to and from the conference in time

WP -> WF
0800hrs
0830hrs
WF -> WP
1730hrs
1800hrs

Professional Delegates Networking Session (PDNS) - Tuesday 2nd February

Buses will run between Deakin University Waterfront (WF) and linux.conf.au 2016 Professional Delegates Networking Session at Little Creatures Brewery (Swanston Street, South Geelong) (PDNS).

WF -> PDNS
1730hrs
1800hrs
1830hrs
1900hrs
PDNS -> WF/WP
2200hrs
2230hrs

Penguin Dinner - Wednesday 3rd February

Buses will run from the Penguin Dinner at The Pier (across the road from Deakin University Waterfront Campus) (WF) to Deakin University Waurn Ponds Campus (WP) at the conclusion of the event.

WF -> WP
2200hrs
2230hrs

Speakers' Dinner - Thursday 4th February

Buses will run from Deakin University Waterfront Campus (WF) to the Speakers' Dinner (SD) and return to Deakin University Waterfront Campus (WF) and Deakin University Waurn Ponds Campus (WP) after the event.

WF -> SD
1730hrs
1800hrs
SD -> WF/WP
2200hrs
2230hrs

Saturday 6th February - Airport Drop-off

Buses will run from Deakin University Waurn Ponds (WP), via Deakin University Waterfront (WF) to Avalon Airport (AVV) and then on to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL).

WP WF AVV MEL
0600hrs 0615hrs 0650hrs 0800hrs
1000hrs 1015hrs 1050hrs 1200hrs
1200hrs 1215hrs 1250hrs 1400hrs
1400hrs 1415hrs 1450hrs 1600hrs
1600hrs 1615hrs 1650hrs 1800hrs

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