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Free travel on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve

15 Dec 2017

Public transport will be free across Victoria on Christmas Day and on New Year’s Eve making it safer, cheaper and easier to leave the car at home and enjoy the festivities.

On Christmas Day, public transport throughout Victoria will be free from 3am on Christmas Day until 3am on Boxing Day and will operate to a Sunday timetable.

Metropolitan trains, trams, buses and regional town buses will also be free from 6pm on New Year's Eve until 6am on New Year's Day.

V/Line travel will be free on services where touch on occurs after 6pm on New Year’s Eve. 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 detailed service information, see:

  • Public transport on Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Monday 25 December and Tuesday 26 December 2017
  • Public transport for New Year's Eve: Sunday 31 December 2017

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

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