New South Wales and South Australian border information

Advice for passengers arriving from interstate

You will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. 

You will be able to apply for a permit online at Services Victoria or by calling the Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398. Each adult needs their own permit.

Areas will be designated green, orange, red or exteme zones by the Chief Health Officer (CHO) based on public health advice. Restrictions will apply for different zones.

Residents of the NSW-Victoria cross border community area will be required to obtain a permit to enter Victoria – including if they are Victorian but can only cross the border for permitted reasons.

Information on the different zones can be found on the Coronavirus Victoria website.

It is an offence to enter Victoria without a valid permit, exemption or exception, with fines of up to $5,452.

Advice for passengers travelling interstate

If you travel interstate, please check the rules that your destination state or territory has in place.

Visit the Coronavirus Victoria website for more information.

South Australian restrictions

Please visit the South Australian Goverment COVID-19 website to ensure you are permitted to travel before you board your service or book your ticket.

All travellers entering South Australia, regardless of where they are travelling from, are required to complete a Cross Border Travel Registration at least 7 days before travelling.

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory restrictions

Please check the New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory websites to ensure you are permitted to travel before you board your service or book your ticket.

Interstate rail and coach services

There are service changes at the New South Wales and Victoria border, and the Victoria and South Australian border.

Train Services

Victoria/New South Wales

There'll be changes to services at the Victoria and New South Wales border.

Victoria/South Australia

Visit the Overland website for more information on service changes.

Coach Services

Victoria/New South Wales

Coach services between Canberra and both Albury/Wodonga and Bairnsdale will not run.

Coach services operating between New South Wales and Victoria will not operate across the NSW border until further notice. This applies to all coach services except for the Mildura to Bendigo and Mildura to Swan Hill routes which will continue to travel via Euston NSW, however, will NOT stop to pick up or drop off passengers.

Coaches on the Batemans Bay route will still run between Bairnsdale and Genoa for East Gippsland passengers.

All other scheduled coach services will operate to the normal timetable within Victoria but start or finish their journey at the last Victorian stop before the NSW border.

See coach changes at the NSW border for more details on the affected services.

Victoria/South Australia

Coach services will operate across the South Australian border into South Australia until further notice.

Scheduled coach services will operate to the normal timetable within Victoria but start or finish their journey at the last Victorian stop before the SA border.

See coach changes at the SA border for more details on the affected services.