Off-peak times

Lady sitting on bus


Off-peak is from 8.30am to 3.30pm, after 7pm weekdays until 3am the following day and all day weekends and state-wide Queensland gazetted public holidays.


go card users save an additional 20 per cent when they travel during off-peak. Learn more about how to save with go card.

In June 2013, the State Government announced a 12 month trial to move the beginning of the off-peak period (and 20 per cent discount) from 9am to 8.30am, starting in January 2014.

What if my journey starts in off-peak but finishes after off-peak (or vice versa)?

It's based on when you touch on.

If you make a multi-trip journey across standard and off-peak fare times (that is, you are transferring between services) your go card will automatically calculate the fare for you as a mixture of normal and off-peak.