Getting around in Melbourne is easy. Melbourne's network of trams, trains and bus services run around the clock.
You will need to buy a myki card if you want to travel on public transport in Melbourne. myki can also be used on regional train services, such as V/Line, which travel beyond Melbourne.
myki is a reusable ‘smart’ card which stores money value to pay for your journey on buses, trams and trains. Your myki card has no money on it when you buy it. You have to 'top up' your myki card with money before you can travel.
Visit Public Transport Victoria’s website for more details about using a myki card.
Melbourne also has a Free Tram Zone in the city.
International students studying a full-time undergraduate course (Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelors) are eligible for a 50 per cent discount on a myki annual pass.
You may also be eligible for a concession if you are a:
If you travel on a concession myki without an approved Concession Card, you may get a fine.
For eligibility information see International student concessions on the PTV website.
View tips for travelling on public transport, including information on accessibility, safety and what to do if you get a fine.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer