Public transport during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Public transport services are running to a normal timetable in both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Plan your journey before you travel
Ticketing and myki
Continue to check regularly for , including exposure date and time and advice on testing and isolation.
Please check your myki card balance prior to your trip. There are cashless top up options available via the and , myki top-up machines at stations, PTV hubs and ticket offices.
Travelling on public transport
You must use a fitted face mask when travelling on public transport, unless you have a for not doing so. Please ensure you wear this for your entire journey, practise good hygiene and don’t travel if you’re unwell.
If possible, passengers are also asked to maintain physical distancing, stagger their travel to avoid busy peak times and to consider alternative modes of transport.
There are additional daily cleaning services in place across the network, as well as contactless hand sanitisers at stops and stations, to help keep you safe while travelling.
Advice for travellers arriving from interstate
To help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), all residents and travellers from anywhere in Australia wishing to enter Victoria from 6pm 11 January 2021 must apply for a permit.
Areas are designated green, orange or red zones by the CHO based on public health advice. Restrictions apply for different zones.
Each adult needs their own permit.
If you reach the border without a valid Victorian Border Crossing Permit, you will be turned away at the border and face a possible fine.
Those living in our border communities in New South Wales will continue to be able to access the 'border bubble' using their driver's license or other photo ID to prove their residential address.
For those travelling by road, there are four designated Victoria Police checkpoints for those people with a Victorian Border Permit:
- Mildura - Sturt Hwy A20
- Echuca - Northern Hwy B75
- Wodonga - Hume Fwy High Street (split into sites A & B)
- Genoa - Princes Hwy at Mallacoota turnoff
Reviewed 19 January 2021