Trans North Bus & Coach

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Trans North Bus & Coach
ParentDonric Group
Commenced operation1983
Service areaNorth Queensland
Service typeBus operator
Fleet119 (December 2023)

Trans North Bus & Coach[1] is an Australian bus company operating services in North Queensland


Trans North Bus & Coach was founded in 1983 as one school bus run from Forrest Beach to Ingham. It expanded with the acquisition of the Forrest Bus Service and Panorama Coaches, Innisfail. Further acquisitions were made including Mission Beach Bus Service in 2003.[2]

In June 2010, Trans North Bus & Coach was purchased by the Donric Group.[2] It operates long-distance services from Cairns to Cooktown and Karumba.[3]


As at December 2023, the fleet consisted of 119 buses and coaches.[2]


  1. ^ Trans North Pty Ltd Australian Securities & Investments Commission
  2. ^ a b c "Trans North Bus & Coach". Australian Bus Fleet Lists. Bus Australia. Retrieved 9 December 2023.
  3. ^ Long-distance coaches Department of Transport & Main Roads 19 December 2014

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