Visiting Melbourne and Victoria

Trains, trams and buses are an easy way to see all of the best attractions, sporting venues and shopping precincts across Melbourne and regional Victoria.


Find out where you can go on public transport by using our interactive map. Visit our Home page and click the "Near me" icon to see nearby stations and stops. Or search for an address or landmark and select "View map".

You can also download our network maps.


myki is your ticket to travel on trains, trams and buses in Melbourne and many parts of regional Victoria. To get started, buy a myki card or Mobile myki

Buy your myki card and top up

Buy a myki and top up at a huge range of shops (including 7-Eleven stores), myki machines and station ticket offices. As a guide, $11 will get you around Melbourne for a day, with a little change. For more on fares, visit Fares.

Mobile myki

Mobile myki is a digital myki on your Android phone on the Google WalletTM app. Find out more at Mobile myki.

Regional tickets

For information about tickets for regional travel, visit Regional tickets.

Free tram travel

The city's Free Tram Zone extends from Queen Victoria Market to Docklands, Spring Street, Flinders Street Station and Federation Square.

Travel on the City Circle Tram is also free. Hop on and off the historic trams as often as you like.

You don't need a myki if you're only travelling in the city's Free Tram Zone or on the City Circle Tram.

Regional travel

If you're planning to visit regional Victoria, you can take travel by V/Line train or coach. Simply make your way to V/Line's passenger hub at Southern Cross Station or visit Regional tickets to plan your next getaway.

Interstate travel

You can travel interstate from two major transport hubs within Melbourne, find out more about Interstate travel.

Getting to and from the airport

You can catch a bus to and from Melbourne (Tullamarine) and Avalon airports from many locations across Melbourne and Victoria. Many of theses services are run by SkyBus.

Find more information at Airport buses.

Plan your journey

Download the PTV app to plan your journey and get real time travel updates. Or simply visit our Journey planner.

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Help when you're travelling

We have staff that can help you before, during and after your journey. You'll find them at:

  • ticket offices
  • PTV Hubs
  • by calling 1800 800 007
  • stations and stops - look for station barrier staff, Protective Service Officers or Authorised Officers
  • on trains, trams and buses - speak to the driver if they aren't driving, or look for an Authorised Officer.

We provide a range of public transport information in languages other than English. Visit Information in other languages.