How Do You Pay On Melbourne Trams?

Can you pay cash on trams in Melbourne?

For the journeys that need payment, you can buy tickets at newsagents and convenience stores, or from cash machines on the trams.

The tickets have to be validated by time-stamping them in a machine on the tram, after which they are valid for the time purchased..

Do myki cards expire?

All myki smartcards expire after four years.

How much does a myki card cost?

A full fare myki card costs $6 and a concession, seniors or child myki costs $3. For more information about how to use your myki, visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.

Can I travel without a myki card?

You need a myki if you’re travelling on: If you’re only travelling in the city’s Free Tram Zone, you don’t need a myki.

What time is MYKI free?

Your metropolitan train journey is free if you touch on and off before 7.15am on a weekday. Your journey won’t be free if your myki balance is negative.

What is the best way to get around Melbourne?

The best way to get around Melbourne is by tram. Trams operate throughout the day and offer multiple routes that criss-cross the city. There’s even a free tram designed just for tourists. You can also board Melbourne’s buses and trains with the same myki ticket that you’ll use for trams.

How do I use the free tram in Melbourne?

The City Circle Tram can be used as a ‘hop on – hop off’ service, this way tourists can enjoy each of Melbourne’s sites and have the added bonus of traditional Melbourne transportation. To catch the free City Circle Tram service (route number 35), simply board the tram at any of the specially marked stops on the route.

Are trams free in Melbourne before 7am?

Fare types Travel across Zone 1 and 2 is included in the cost of your fare. Train travel completed before 7.15am on a weekday is free. When you touch your myki on and off the electronic readers as you travel, an initial 2 hour charge will apply.

How do you pay for public transport in Melbourne?

No matter what form of public transport you use throughout Melbourne, you can pay for all of them with one payment method: a myki card. myki is plastic card used to ‘touch on’ when you start travelling and ‘touch off’ when you finish travelling.

How much do trams cost in Melbourne?

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Are Melbourne trams free on Sunday?

City Circle Trams operate in both directions approximately every 30 minutes between 10am and 6pm from Sunday to Wednesday and between 10am and 9pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday. Learn more about the City Circle Tram by visiting the Yarra Trams website.

Where is the free tram zone in Melbourne?

The city’s Free Tram Zone extends from Queen Victoria Market to Docklands, Spring Street, Flinders Street Station and Federation Square. Travel on the City Circle Tram is also free.