We have several ticket types available. Which one is best for you will depend on how you plan to travel with us:
|Leisure & infrequent travellers|
|Ticket type||Ideal for||Ticket rules|
|Single||One way travel, or when you need to travel out and back on a different day||One journey from the origin to the destination. Breaks in the journey are not allowed.|
|Day Return|| Same day return travel.||Unlimited same-day travel between the origin and destination. Breaks in the journey are allowed.|
|Family traveller||Passengers travelling with kids under 17.||Up to two kids travel free at off-peak times per fare-paying adult. See Family traveller for more info.|
|Commuters and regular travellers|
|Date-to-Date, Monthly and Weekly tickets will save you money.|
> more info on commuter fares
|Travelling as a group of 12 or more people? Everyone will travel at concession rates(subject to availability)|
> more info on group travel
Full fare and concessionFull fare is payable by any passenger who is over 16-years-old and does not hold a concession card valid for travel in Victoria.
Children 4-16 years old are entitled to concession fares. Children under four travel free.
learn more about concession cards
Peak and off-peakWe recommend travelling at off-peak times if you can. Services are quieter, so you're more likely to get a seat. It's around 30% cheaper too.
Peak fares apply for:
- passengers on services which arrive into Melbourne* before 9am, Mon-Fri
- passengers on services which depart Melbourne* 4pm - 6pm, Mon-Fri
- concession card holder who travel on Saturdays and Sundays
* for full details, see peak and off-peak
Included metropolitan travel - at no extra cost
All tickets which depart from or arrive into metropolitan Melbourne can travel free on metropolitan trains, trams and buses at no extra cost.
Additionally, tickets to/from the regional centres below can travel on local town buses at no extra charge:
North Geelong, Geelong, South Geelong, Marshall, Ballarat, Bendigo, Eaglehawk, Traralgon, Moe and Morwell.
learn more about included additional travel
First Class & EconomyFirst Class is only available on some reserved services travelling to/from Bairnsdale, Shepparton, Swan Hill and Warrnambool.
First Class carriages have larger, reclining seats with more leg room and meal trays.
The seats are 4 abreast and there are approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in economy.
All other services, including buses, have economy class only.
learn more about First Class
TicketsWhen travelling with V/Line, you will use one of two kinds of ticket, depending on where you are travelling:
|Ticket type||When you need one||More info|
|Paper ticket||Used for all V/Line journeys, except when travelling only in metropolitan zones 1 + 2.||Metropolitan Melbourne|
|myki||myki is the smart card ticketing system for public transport in metropolitan Melbourne and selected regional towns. |
myki can also be used for travel on V/Line economy class services in Zones 1 & 2 when travelling to and from Ardeer, Deer Park, Rockbank, Melton, Sunbury and Pakenham.
In future, myki will be valid for travel on V/Line short distance trains between Melbourne and major regional towns including Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour.
|myki on V/Line|