Melbourne Transportation

In Melbourne transportation links are available throughout the city. From the Metro’s organised chaos to the relaxing ferry journeys across the River Yarra. There is a mode of transport to suit everyone. Choose to travel solo around the city in a private taxi. Save some extra dollars and jump on a public bus. Or, go green, help the environment and utilise the city’s bike share scheme. Whether you’re in a rush or have extra time on your hands, Melbourne transportation options will cater to your needs.

Bike Share

Melbourne Bike Share Scheme is a relatively new form of public transport, designed for short trips across the city. It’s environmentally friendly and keeps you fit at the same time. Costing just a few dollars a day and with docking stations situated across the city, bike share is on the increase in Melbourne. Plus, it’s so much fun. Read more…

Trams

The tram system in Melbourne comprises 25 regular routes, plus a free city circle service. Trams operate throughout the city centre and into all of Melbourne’s suburbs. The new ticketing system, Myki, make it easy to hop on and off the trams, as well as other modes of transport in the city. Read more…

City Bus

A city bus will take you just about anywhere in Melbourne. There are almost 350 different bus routes through the city operated by over 30 privately owned companies. You’ll never have to wait too long for the next bus to pass by your street in the outer suburbs. Purchase your Myki Card and you’ll be able to hop on and off the bus as and when you wish. Read more…

Ferries

Travel at a slightly slower pace through the city and cross Port Phillip Bay by ferry. Breath in the fresh air and admire the city from a different angle. A number of ferry companies operate services across the bay and up the River Yarra. You may even like to consider a river cruise to get from A to B. Read more…

Metro

The city’s Metro system is probably one of the most popular Melbourne transportation options because there are so many services. Plus, it’s affordable and easy to understand if you’re a visitor to the city. A ride the Metro all passengers must obtain a Myki Card. Read more…

Taxi

The taxis in Melbourne are yellow and easy to recognise. Taxi ranks are scattered around the city in popular tourist areas such as the airport, railway station, outside shopping malls and top attractions. Of course, you can always wave down a passing taxi too and you’ll be on your way. Read more…