Trams in Melbourne city centre are free to hop on and hop off. Click for map of free zone. If you travel outside of Melbourne’s free tram zone and use trains or buses, you are required to travel with a myki card.
There are over 800 myki retail outlets across metropolitan and regional Victoria, including all 7-Eleven stores. All myki retail outlets sell Full Fare, Concession, Child and Seniors myki cards. When you buy a myki card from a myki retail outlet, you can top up your money on your myki card. You can’t travel on public transport without an activated myki card.
For more information on myki CLICK HERE
Melbourne’s international and domestic airport is approximately 25km north west of the Central Business District (CBD), less than a 25-minute drive. Visitors can reach the central business district by taxi or Sky Bus.
The taxi fare from the city centre is between A$55 and A$65, depending on traffic.
Melbourne is serviced by 2 taxi companies:
Melbourne City Express – Sky Bus
Sky Bus runs express between Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) and Melbourne City.
Operating all day, every day – just turn up and go.
Click here for more information and purchase tickets.
Free City Centre bus loops
The Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle and the City Circle Tram are free in the visitor-friendly Victorian capital.
There are 13 stops on the Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle and you can get on and off the shuttle at any of them — and take your time to enjoy the city attractions.
Click Here for more information.
Metro Train Services
Metro is strongly committed to providing the Melbourne community, and its visitors, with a comfortable, safe and reliable train network as part of an interconnected public transport service, striving to rival the world’s best. With 15 lines, 218 stations and services seven days a week, Metro can take you wherever you’re headed across the city, whenever you want to go.
Click here for Train Line Map.
For up-to-date timetable information, visit Metro Timetable’s website.
Australians drive on the left, which can be disconcerting for visitors used to driving on the right side of the road. Roads are generally good and major routes well signposted. Speed limits and distances are expressed in kilometres and vary substantially from 50 kph in residential and heavy traffic areas to 110 kph on freeways. Drink driving is a serious offence and heavily policed. The legal limit is 0.05%.