Services

MTB Express bus transfers

Bus Transfers

Express bus transfers from Launceston and Airport direct to Derby & St Helens best trails.

MTB Express offers a bus transfer service for mountain bikers direct from Launceston & Airport to Derby and St Helens MTB trailheads and return.

We have a small fleet of mini buses with purpose built mountain bike trailers that service Derby, St Helens and the soon the new Georgetown MTB trails in Northern Tasmania, the mountain biking mecca of Australia.

We operate every day all year.

Our Bus Transfers

    1. Launceston Airport – Derby, custom days and times to meet your flights. (If under 4 persons we are still able to do it but there is a one off $60 surcharge per group, i.e if 3 person’s extra $20 each, 2 person’s $30 each, 1 person $60 extra).
    2. Derby – Launceston Airport, custom days and times to meet your flights. (If under 4 persons we are still able to do it but there is a one off $60 surcharge per group, i.e if 3 person’s extra $20 each, 2 person’s $30 each, 1 person $60 extra).
    3. Launceston – Derby, Departs Launceston at 8am and arrives at Derby at 9.20am. *Once you get to Derby you can also choose to continue on our transfer service to St Helens MTB Park or continue on our uplift shuttle services to the Blue Tier/Bay of Fires trailhead.
    4. Derby – Launceston, Departs Derby 4.30pm and arrives Launceston 5.45pm.
    5. Derby – St Helens MTB Park, (via Blue Tier) Departs Derby 9.30am, arrives St Helens MTB park trailhead 11.15 am.
    6. St Helens MTB park – Derby, Departs Flagstaff Rd main trailhead 3.15pm and arrives Derby 4.25pm.

    *If you need to get from a trailhead/end see our shuttle services also.

    Prices

    1. Launceston Airport – Derby,  $59.90 p/p high season & $49.90 p/p low season
    2. Derby – Launceston Airport,  $59.90 p/p high season & $49.90 p/p low season
    3. Launceston – Derby,  $59.90 p/p high season & $49.90 p/p low season
    4. Derby – Launceston, $59.90 p/p high season & $49.90 p/p low season
    5. Derby – St Helens MTB Park, $39.90 p/p high season & $35.90 p/p low season
    6. St Helens MTB park – Derby, $39.90 p/p high season & $35.90 p/p low season

    Seasons

    Low Season – 1 June – 30 September

    High Season – 1 October – 30 May

    Multi – Combo Special

    1. Book any 4 transfers or shuttles and save 5% (our prices are already heavily discounted) – use coupon code (combo4+) at checkout. *T&C apply, must be same person on booking and same day departure.

    Multi – Person Special

    1. Book 4 or more passsengers on any transfers or shuttles and save 5% (our prices are already heavily discounted) – use coupon code (multi4+) at checkout. *T&C apply, All persons must be on same booking and same day depature.

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Bay of Fires trailhead

Private Transfers

Are you a group of mates or are in a MTB club looking for private transfers or shuttles?

Group Specialist, Come ride with the best. Whether you need just an airport transfer or a shuttle to any mountain bike trail in the state then we have you covered.

We can get you and your bikes to and from anywhere. We are accredited shuttle operators at Blue Derby, St Helens and Queenstown MTB Parks and other locations around Tasmania.

We also do complete tour packages!

We can include everything or nothing you decide your $ budget.

  1. Accommodation
  2. Meals
  3. Airport/hotel transfers
  4. Uplift trail shuttles
  5. Local mountain bike guide
  6. Bike mechanical support
  7. Local trail knowledge
  8. Amazing friendly service and more

Contact us today for a free quote

Drop us a message at our contact us page and let us know some basic details such as how many people and destiantion and we will get back to you with a great bargain deal for your group.

mtb express transfers and shuttles

Uplift Shuttles

Need to get to and from the Blue Tier, Atlas or Bay of Fires MTB Trails?

MTB Express offers mountain bike uplift shuttle services. We service the Blue Tier, Atlas and Bay of Fires trails. We have a small fleet of mini buses with purpose built mountain bike trailers that will pick you up from the trailends and bring you back to Derby or all the way back to Launceston all in one day.

We operate every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays all year.

Our Uplift Shuttles

  1. Derby – Blue Tier/Bay of Fires trailhead, Departs Derby at 9.30am and arrives at Blue Tier/Bay of Fires trailhead at 10.30am.
  2. Blue Tier trailend (Weldborough Pub) – Atlas trailhead, Departs Weld pub at 1.30pm and arrives at Atlas trailhead at 1.45pm for an awesome ride back down to Derby. *If you are doing the Blue Tier/Atlas combo this gives you a relaxed hour break (for average riders 2 hrs on trail, 1 hour at pub) at the Weld pub before doing the Atlas trail.
  3. Bay of Fires trailend (Swimcart Beach) – Derby, (via St Helens MTB park) Departs Swimcart Beach at 2.45pm and arrives back at Derby at 4.25pm. This gives you a full 4 hours and 15 minutes to complete the Bay of Fires trail, which is plenty of time for the average rider.

*If you need to get to from Launceston, Derby and St Helens see our bus transfer services also.

Prices

  1. Derby – Blue Tier/Bay of Fires trailhead, $39.95 p/p high season & $35.95 p/p low season
  2. Blue Tier trailend (Weldborough Pub) – Atlas trailhead,$24.95 p/p high season & $19.95 p/p low season
  3. Bay of Fires trailend (Swimcart Beach) – Derby,$39.95 p/p high season & $35.95 p/p low season

Seasons

Low Season – 1 June – 30 September

High Season – 1 October – 30 May

Multi – Combo Special

  1. Book any 4 transfers or shuttles and save 5% (our prices are already heavily discounted) – use coupon code (combo4+) at checkout. *T&C apply, must be same person on booking and same day departure.

Multi – Person Special

  1. Book 4 or more passsengers on any transfers or shuttles and save 5% (our prices are already heavily discounted) – use coupon code (multi4+) at checkout. *T&C apply, All persons must be on same booking and same day depature.

*See our full terms and condtions for our combo specials.