Melbourne's public transport is the easiest and best way to get around the city.
Trams, trains and buses
Buy a Myki smartcard for flexible travel between trains, trams and buses. You'll be able to use public transport in and around the city for just a few hours or all day.
Plan your trip, buy or top up your Myki card online and download maps and timetables from Public Transport Victoria, the one stop shop for information about travelling on public transport (phone 1800 800 007).
NightRider bus service
The NightRider is a late night bus service that operates on Fridays and Saturdays.
NightRider buses leave from safe locations in the central city and make over 300 stops along ten NightRider routes.
Visit Public Transport Victoria for maps, timetables, tickets and route information.
Melbourne Visitor Shuttle
The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle is a great way to explore inner city Melbourne. Ride in comfort while listening to stories about the city's colourful past and current quirks.
The shuttle bus operates daily (except Christmas Day), departing every 30 minutes from 9.30am to 4.30pm. The full trip takes approximately 90 minutes and includes an informative on-board commentary.
There are 13 stops where you can hop on and hop off while you explore the diversity of inner city Melbourne.
An all day ticket costs $5, children under 10 years are free.
For more information, including the route, visit Melbourne Visitor Shuttle.
City Circle Tram
The City Circle Tram is a free service around central Melbourne taking passengers past some of Melbourne's major attractions. Visit Public Transport Victoria for timetables and a route map.
Bike sharing is a great way to get around the city as an alternative to driving. It's also healthier and more sustainable.
The first ten docking locations of the Melbourne Bike Share scheme are now available, with 100 bikes in service and more to come.
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