Included extra travel
Many V/Line tickets include access to other services at no extra cost:
Metropolitan MelbourneAll V/Line tickets to and from metropolitan Melbourne include access to Melbourne’s metropolitan trains, trams and buses - at no extra cost.
If you depart from or arrive into Zone 1 (including Melbourne), your free access will be for Zones 1+2.
If you depart from or arrive into Zone 2, your free access will be for Zone 2 only.
One way (single) tickets include one hour's free travel either side of your V/Line journey. All other ticket types, including Day Return, include free travel all day.
V/Line stops at the following Metropolitan stations:
Zone 1Southern Cross, Flinders Street, Richmond, Caulfield, North Melbourne, Footscray, Newport, Essendon
Zone 2Clayton, Dandenong, Berwick, Pakenham, Werribee, Sunshine, Ardeer, Deer Park, Rockbank, Melton, Ginifer, St Albans, Watergardens (Sydenham), DIggers Rest, Sunbury, Broadmeadows, Craigieburn (2 x early morning Mon-Fri services only).
Regional town buses
You can also use your V/Line ticket to travel some on local town buses (excludes privately operated services), if you travel from or to one of the stations listed below:
You must have your V/Line ticket with you when you board the bus. Present your ticket to the bus driver who will endorse it.
- North Geelong
- South Geelong
V/Line tickets are not available from bus drivers.
- Metro - Melbourne's suburban rail network operator.
Yarra Trams - The operator of the Melbourne tram network.
Public Transport Victoria - Contains all information to do with travelling on Victoria's public transport system including bus timetables and route maps.