Melbourne's train network, operated by Metro, services the metropolitan area with 15 train lines.
Melbourne's tram network, operated by Yarra Trams, is one of the largest tram networks in the world.
Free tram service, City Circle timetable: City Circle trams travel the perimeter of Melbourne's central business district, taking in many of Melbourne's landmarks every day of the year except Christmas Day and Good Friday. Services run approximately every 12 minutes 10am - 9pm Thursday to Saturday, and 10am - 6pm Sunday to Wednesday.
There are over 300 bus routes across Melbourne servicing cross-suburban travel, CBD trips for commuters, connections to train stations, major shopping centres, and leisure and sporting venues.
Airport buses: Several airport bus services connect the suburbs to both Melbourne and Avalon Airports. For more information, see airport buses.
NightRider: NightRider is a bus service that provides a safe, easy and inexpensive way to travel between the city and Melbourne’s outer suburbs after midnight on weekends. Buses run every 30 minutes from 1.30am – 4.30am on Saturdays and 1.30am – 5.30am on Sundays, with additional services on some routes. For more information, see NightRider.
School buses: School buses run throughout Melbourne on school days and are generally not available for public use. School bus timetable information is available from the relevant bus operator or school.
Telebuses: Telebuses are demand responsive services. Passengers can board or leave buses at one of the fixed stops in the area or can be picked up or dropped off at home.
Regional trains and coaches
V/Line trains and coaches operate between Melbourne and regional towns and cities. Some routes also provide a local service between nearby towns, suburbs and cities.
Regional buses operate within towns and cities all over Victoria. Some routes also serve smaller centres outside towns.
The Westgate Punt is a ferry service that runs between Spotswood Jetty and Westgate Landing in Port Melbourne. For more information, see Westgate Punt.
French Island Ferry
The French Island Ferry is a ferry service which runs between Stony Point in Mornington Peninsula and French Island. For more information, see French Island Ferry.