Since 2005, CDC has grown from an operator of essential bus services in NSW to being one of Australia’s leading transport providers and one of its largest bus operators.


CDC acquires Westbus, Sydney NSW and enters the Australian market with 642 vehicles.


CDC acquires Holroyd Bus Lines Pty Ltd, Sydney NSW.


CDC acquires Toronto Bus Services, Newcastle NSW.


CDC acquires Kefford Corporation, Melbourne VIC and establish CharterPlus business, NSW.


The NSW Government Bus Growth Program in Sydney sees CDC receive 128 new buses.


ComfortDelGro acquires Swan Taxis, Perth WA.


CDC acquires Deanes Bus Lines, Queanbeyan NSW.


CDC acquires Driver Group, Melbourne VIC route bus services and rebranded into Eastrans.



CDC acquires Blue Mountains Transit, NSW.



ComfortDelGro purchases Cabcharge’s 49% shareholding and establishes ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia (CDC).


April 2018

CDC acquires Tullamarine Bus Lines and broadens footprint in Melbourne, Victoria

May 2018

CDC enters the non-emergency patient transport business with the purchase of National Patient Transport, operating in VIC, NSW and WA.


August 2018

CDC purchases the bus and coach assets of Coastal Liner coaches, broaden its footprint in Sydney and the coastal region.

September 2018

CDC acquires Forest Coach Lines to increase presence in Sydney and regional NSW.

Forest Coach Lines

November 2018

CDC acquires Buslink and strengthen foothold in Australia with presence in the Northern Territory, Queensland, regional Victoria and NSW.

April 2019

CDC launches the taxi fleet business in Melbourne with the establishment of CDC Fleet.

CDC Fleet

May 2019

CDC acquires B&E Blanch, operating under Blanch’s Bus company and Brunswick Valley Coaches to further increase footprint in regional NSW, in specific the North Coast region.


CDC today operates across 6 of Australia’s 8 states and territories, steadily grown to be one of Australia’s largest bus operators.


CDC acquires Young’s Bus Services and KA & VK Stubbs


CDC acquires Rothery’s Coaches

In 2005, ComfortDelGro entered the Australian market with the acquisition of Westbus Group’s 642 buses in Sydney, New South Wales. Within four years, we grew significantly and expanded operations within New South Wales and interstate to Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat in Victoria. This expansion has continued in New South Wales with 2012’s acquisition of Deanes Bus Lines and 2014’s acquisition of the business operated by Blue Mountains Bus Company.

Today, ComfortDelGro Australia (CDC) is a key provider of essential bus services to millions of customers in metropolitan and regional communities across Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

In the past couple of years, CDC has consolidated our bus portfolio expansion into many new towns, cities and states. In 2018, we acquired Tullamarine Bus Lines and Forest Coach Lines, expanding our Victorian and New South Wales footprints respectively. In 2018, we boosted CDC’s bus credentials further with the purchase of Buslink’s operations in the Northern Territory, Queensland, regional Victoria and regional New South Wales. In 2019, we purchased Blanch’s Bus Company in New South Wales.

In 2021, we acquired Young’s Bus Services in Rockhampton and the assets of KA & VK Stubbs, a school bus business in Narrabri, New South Wales. We acquired the assets of the Rothery’s Coaches in Rockhampton in 2022.

CDC’s transport portfolio also includes the purchase of National Patient Transport in 2018.

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