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Trains, Trams + Buses

Enjoy the ease of our connected city with trains, trams and buses ready to take you almost anywhere.


Explore the city and inner Melbourne by tram. All tram stops display maps, timetables and route numbers that correspond to the number on the front of the tram so you can plan your travel accordingly. Download the tram network map to familiarise yourself with the vast array of routes to get you around Melbourne on your next city trip. Or why not get inspired by our tram route itineraries – spend a whole day exploring the delights that sit along some of our favourite Melbourne tram lines.


With 16 train lines and frequent services seven days a week, Melbourne's metropolitan train network provides a convenient way to travel across the city and explore the outer suburbs. With easy access to attractions, restaurants, local neighbourhoods, shopping centres and more, it's possible to explore all of Melbourne's CBD and surrounding hidden treasures at your leisure. Download the train network map to familiarise yourself with the train lines that will help you explore Melbourne's inner and outer suburbs. Our tips are Williamstown or Sandringham for great days out by the water. There's so much waiting to be discovered – check out our Williamstown train line itinerary or our Sandringham train line itinerary.


Melbourne's extensive metropolitan bus network services the CBD, inner and outer suburbs. Buses also connect with Melbourne's train and tram network making cross-suburban travel easy, with regular connections to the CBD, train stations, major shopping centres, and leisure and sporting venues. Visit the PTV website for metropolitan bus route maps.

For information about public transport ticketing, visit our ticketing page.

To plan your travel around Melbourne, use the PTV Journey Planner below.

getting around

Need some help getting from A to B so you can discover Melbourne?

Just pop your starting point and where you want to go into the PTV Journey Planner, as well as your ideal departure or arrival time.

The Planner will find the easiest way for you to get where you want to go, plus give you easy-to-follow instructions on how to get there.

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