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 or red zones by the Chief Health Officer (CHO) based on public health advice. Restrictions will apply for different zones.
An extreme risk zone category has been added to the Victorian travel zone system, effective 9pm on Friday 23 July 2021. NSW is considered an extreme risk zone.
Information on the different zones can be found on the Coronavirus Victoria website.
If you reach the border without a valid Victorian Travel Permit, you may face a possible fine.
The only exception is those living in border communities where locals require photo ID to prove their residential address.
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
Interstate rail and coach services
There are service changes at the New South Wales and Victoria border, and the Victoria and South Australian border.
Victoria/New South Wales
V/Line train services between Southern Cross and Albury will continue to operate as scheduled.
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.
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.