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Free travel on Christmas and New Year’s Eve
12 Dec 2018
Public transport will be the best way to enjoy the festive period with free travel on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve across Victoria.
Free travel on our trains, trams and buses will make it easier, safer and cheaper for more Victorians to celebrate with family and friends.
From 3am Christmas Day until 3am Boxing Day you will be able to travel on any metropolitan or V/Line service without paying a fare, with services running to a Sunday timetable.
Public Transport, including regional town buses, will also be free from 6pm New Year’s Eve until 6am on New Year’s Day.
After midnight, trains will run every 10 minutes until 1.30am with extra services running through the night. Until 2am, trams will run every 5-10 minutes with buses also departing the city every 15 minutes.
For regional passengers, V/Line will operate additional services as well as night coaches from Southern Cross. There is also free travel on the first V/Line service to each regional destination on New Year’s Day.
Customers do not need to travel with a valid myki or touch on during free travel periods. If a customer touches on their myki they will not be charged.
For public transport timetables on Christmas Day, see Public transport for Christmas Day and Boxing Day
For public transport timetables on New Year's Eve, see Public transport for New Year's Eve 2018