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Victoria/Melbourne Public transport

Melbourne public transport system comprises of train, tram, ferries and bus services stretching across the entire state of Victoria.


Metro Trains

Melbourne's suburban rail network comprises 15 electric train line services and one diesel service that stretches across the city. These 15 electric train lines, along with the Frankston to Stony Point Diesel service, are operated by Metro Melbourne. Timetables Click Here


Yarra Trams

Melbourne boasts one of the world's most extensive tram networks, ranking as the third largest globally. Spanning an impressive 245 kilometers of double track, the network offers convenient and frequent travel throughout Melbourne's inner suburbs.Timetables Click Here


Melbourne Buses

Melbourne's public transport buses are operated by several private bus companies that operate under the PTV banner. PTV buses serve suburbs distant from rail lines, provide services to and from the city, and offer inter-suburb services.Timetable Click Here



Victoria / Mebourne Road network

Victoria and Melbourne's road network contains different types of roads, including freeways, tollways, highways, and local streets. Melbourne's tollway road system is based on an electric e-tag system. Individuals using Citylink/Eastlink will need a toll account to access the tollway. There is an option for a day pass, which allows users to utilize the tollway for the day. It's important to note that there are no coin toll booths on Melbourne's tollway network at all. 


Ticket System

The new public transport fares in Victoria introduce changes aimed at simplifying the fare structure and providing greater flexibility for passengers. Some key highlights include:

1. Fare Capping: The introduction of fare capping allows passengers using myki cards to travel for free after reaching the daily or weekly fare cap, providing cost savings for frequent travelers.

2. Integration with V/Line: Passengers with V/Line tickets that include Melbourne now automatically receive access to zones 1 and 2 on their ticket at no extra cost, enhancing convenience for regional travelers.

3. Flexibility with Paper Tickets: Passengers can still use paper tickets for V/Line services in conjunction with myki cards, offering flexibility for travel beyond myki coverage areas.

These changes aim to streamline the fare system, making public transportation more accessible and convenient for passengers across Victoria.