Telebuses and FlexiRide

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.

Please select a line below for more information

Please note: From Monday 4 October 2021, Route 676 and Telebus services 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Lilydale area will be replaced with on-demand bus service FlexiRide, helping residents in Chirnside Park, Lilydale, Mooroolbark and Croydon to get to work, local shopping centres and transport hubs. For more information, see FlexiRide expands to Chirnside Park, Lilydale, Mooroolbark and Croydon.

Lilydale - Chirnside Park (Telebus Area 1)

Route description

The Telebus service operates within the area bordered by Maroondah Highway, Victoria Road, Albert Hill Road, Cave Hill Road, Winnetka Drive, Nelson Road, Switchback Road, Anthony Avenue, Chirnside Park Primary School and Black Springs Road.

Major stops are at Lilydale Railway Station, Victoria Road, Polaris Way, Chirnside Drive, Country Club Drive and Chirnside Park Shopping Centre.

Download route map Telebus Area 1 (PDF) 42 KB

Please note that information shown on the map is available on this page.

Times for intermediate stops are within plus or minus five minutes of scheduled times due to home pick ups/set downs.  A Telebus surcharge is payable for travel to or from locations other than Telebus stops.

Contact the Telebus Despatcher on (03) 9735 3133 to arrange pick up. Bookings are not accepted after the Telebus has left the terminus.

Operator details

Ventura Bus
Telephone: 1300 836 887
Website: Ventura Bus Lines

Mooroolbark Station - Chirnside Park (Telebus Area 2)

Route description

The Telebus service operates within the area bordered by Maroondah Highway, Manchester Road, Partridge Way, Hedwig Drive, Wandana Crescent, Esther Crescent, Diane Crescent, Winyard Drive, Woodville Road, Hayrick Lane and Hilledge Lane.

Major stops are at Mooroolbark Railway Station, Wandana Street, Batterbee Drive, Hayrick Lane, Partridge Way and Chirnside Park Shopping Centre.

Download route map Telebus Area 2 (PDF) 42 KB

Please note that information shown on the map is available on this page.

Times for intermediate stops are within plus or minus five minutes of scheduled due to home pick ups and set downs. A Telebus surcharge is payable for travel to or from locations other than Telebus stops.

Contact the Telebus Despatcher on (03) 9735 3133 to arrange pick up. Bookings are not accepted after the TeleBus has left the terminus. 

Operator details

Ventura Bus Lines
Telehone: 1300 836887
Website: Ventura Bus Lines

Mooroolbark Station - Chirnside Park (Telebus Area 3)

Route description

The TeleBus service operates within the area bordered by Maroondah Highway, Mooroolbark Road, Hull Road, Blackburn Road, Taylor Road, Cardigan Road, Pembroke Road, Pine Road, Mountain Drive, Fernleigh Drive, Cambridge Road, Hawthory Road, Cambridge Road, Hull Road, Brice Avenue, Croydondale Road, Hull Road, Mooroolbark Road, Bimbadeen Drive, Daymark Drive, Chevalier Crescent and Landscape Drive.

Major stops are at Mooroolbark Railway Station, Dryden Concourse, Lawson Road, Pembroke Road, Blackburn Road, Carronvale Road, Hull Road, Landscape Drive and Chirnside Park Shopping Centre.

Download route map Telebus Area 3 (PDF) 45 KB

Please note that information shown on the map is available on this page.

Times for intermediate stops are within plus or minus five minutes of schedule times due to home pick ups/set downs. A Telebus surcharge is payable for travel to or from locations other than Telebus stops.

Contact the TeleBus Despatcher on (03) 9735 3133 to arrange pick up. Bookings are not accepted after the Telebus has left the terminus.

Operator details

Ventura Bus Lines
Telephone: 1300 836887
Website: Ventura Bus Lines

Mooroolbark Station - Croydon Station (Telebus Area 4)

Route description

The Telebus service operates within the area bordered by Mt View Parade, Allendale Road, Pascoe Avenue, Jarvis Avenue, Timms Avenue, Ervin Road, Cambridge Road and Hull Road.

Major stops are at Mooroolbark Railway Station, Kiloran Avenue, Sabato Street, Lionel Crescent, Allendale Road, Hull Road and Croydon Railway Station.

Download route map Telebus Area 4 (PDF) 45 KB

Please note that information shown on the map is available on this page.

Times for intermediate stops are within plus or minus five minutes due to home pick ups/set downs. A telebus surcharge will be payable for travel to or from locations other than Telebus stops.

Contact the Telebus Despatcher on (03) 9735 3133 to arrange pick up. Bookings are not accepted after the TeleBus has left the terminus.

Operator details

Ventura Bus Lines
Telephone: 1300 836887
Website: Ventura Bus Lines 

Rowville FlexiRide

FlexiRide will operate between Rowville and Ferntree Gully, an extension to the area previously serviced by Telebus 7, 8 and 9. Passengers can book a trip from their nearest stop to or from Stud Park Shopping Centre or Ferntree Gully Train Station.

FlexiRide services will run Monday to Friday from 6am - 8pm. You can book up to seven days in advance. Services do not run on weekends or public holidays.

To find your nearest stop location or book FlexiRide, call (03) 8710 6377 between 5am – 7.30pm or download the FlexiRide App from 7 December via Google Play or Apple App Store. Bookings via the App can be updated or cancelled at any time.

Passengers with accessibility requirements can request a more tailored service that picks them up from their door or an agreed accessible location. Please let us know if you have accessibility needs when making a booking.

FlexiRide is a new bus initiative being trialled by the Department of Transport. The service will be evaluated at the end of the trial.

For more information about FlexiRide or how to use the service, you can contact 1800 800 007.

Rowville FlexiRide map

Rowville FlexiRide map