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Free travel for seniors during the 2022 Victorian Seniors Festival

02 Oct 2022

Victorian Seniors can explore Melbourne and regional Victoria with free travel from Sunday 2 October to Sunday 9 October 2022.

Free travel during this period covers all public transport in Victoria, including:

  • Melbourne’s trains, trams and buses
  • Regional trains, coaches and buses (including regional town buses and inter-town buses)

Please note, some private bus operators, airport services and privately operated tourist trains and buses are excluded.

Seats must be reserved on long distance V/Line trains and some coaches. Free travel is available on all Economy Class services; however, customers can now upgrade to First Class travel upon payment of the First Class upgrade fee (subject to limited availability).

Bookings can be made by visiting your nearest V/Line station or ticket outlet or calling us on 1800 800 007 from 10am on Tuesday 6 September 2022. Tickets need to be collected within 48 hours. Alternatively, tickets can be posted (only for phone bookings made more than 10 business days ahead of travel).

Seniors need to carry their Seniors myki and Victorian Seniors Card with them on public transport, and touch on and off as usual. myki fares won’t be charged between Sunday 2 October to Sunday 9 October 2022.

To plan a journey use Journey planner, download the free PTV app or call us on 1800 800 007.

In 2022, the Victorian Seniors Festival turns 40. Find out more about what’s planned for the 2022 Victorian Seniors Festival at Seniors Online Victoria.