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Explore the city on board the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle. Ride in air-conditioned comfort and hop on and off at any of the 13 prominent stops along the route. Be taken to bustling markets, cultural precincts, lush gardens, shopping arcades, sporting stadiums and more.

Make use of the free Wi-Fi internet on your journey while you listen to the audio commentary that shares stories of our city's past and present. Take your time; tickets are valid from day of purchase till end of the following day.

How to purchase tickets: they are available from the Melbourne Visitor Centre, Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre, Melbourne Airport Arrivals Hall (terminal two) or from ticket machines located at each stop. Please note: ticket machines only accept credit cards or coins.

Getting around: the shuttle operates daily, departing every 30 minutes from 9:30am to 4:30pm, except shuttle closure days; the full trip takes approximately 90 minutes. For a list of shuttle closure dates, please visit the website.

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Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

Explore the city on board the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle. Ride in air-conditioned comfort and hop on and off at any of the 13 prominent stops along the route. Be taken to bustling markets, cultural precincts, lush gardens, shopping arcades, sporting stadiums and more. Make use of the free Wi-Fi on your journey while you listen to the informative audio commentary. Tickets cost $10 and last up to two days, children under ten will travel free.

Type Valid Price
Return
As of 1 July 2015 tickets will cost $10 and last up to two days. Children under 10 years ride free.
01/07/15 - 30/06/16 $10.00
Starting locations:
  • Hop on and Hop Off Service
Routes:
  • Stop One: Arts Precinct
  • Stop Two: Federation Square
  • Stop Three: Sports Precinct
  • Stop Four: Chinatown Precinct
  • Stop five: Melbourne Museum and Carlton Gardens
  • Stop Six: Lygon Street Precinct
  • Stop Seven: University of Melbourne
  • Stop Eight: Queen Victoria Market
  • Stop Nine: Waterfront City, Docklands
  • Stop 10: Etihad Stadium and Victoria Harbour
  • Stop 11: William Street
  • Stop 12: Southbank and Yarra River
  • Stop 13: The Shrine and Royal Botanic Gardens
Mode of transport:
  • Coach
Payment methods accepted
Cash Only MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

Cost: $10 for up to two days, children under 10 ride for free. Tickets are valid from day of purchase (or day validated if purchased over the counter) until the end of the following day.Tickets are available from the Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square, Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre, Melbourne Airport Arrivals Hall (terminal two) or from ticket machines at each stop. Please note: ticket machines only accept credit cards or coins.

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Local directions:

Stop one is at Rathdowne Street. Stop eight is on William Street, just off Flinders Street. Stop 13 is on Exhibition Street, Between Flinders Lane and Flinders Street. For further information please contact Melbourne Visitor Shuttle.

Opening hours:

The first service departs from stop one at 9:30am, with the last departing from stop one at 3:45pm, except shuttle closure days (please visit the website for a list of shuttle closure dates and more information). Please note: Stop Three Sports precinct is not in service on MCG event days. A temporary stop on Lansdowne Street operates on these days.

  • Daily
    9:30am - 4:30pm
Disabled access:
Contact operator for further details.