Route 272 is a peak hour prepay service from North Willoughby to City-Wynyard. It runs in only one direction at a time.
Route 272 is serviced by Ryde and Willoughby buses. All buses except articulated buses will operate this route. Non-wheelchair services usually have Scania L113TRB. There are more morning services than afternoon services, however, all afternoon services proceed to North Willoughby whereas some morning services only start from Laurel Streeet.