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Melbourne's public transport system is a combination of rail, bus and ferry services operated by the state government. It offers access to all the popular tourist spots and more, and visitors can get around quickly, easily and cheaply and safely, partcularly between the hours of 9am and 5pm, when lower fares apply.
This website has been designed to make it easy to plan where to go, what to do and what to see. Click the "Explore Melbourne" button below for localities that are of particular interest to visitors. If you have only a limited amount of time, we suggest you stick to the Inner City or Inner Suburbs. All destination within the metropolitan area can be visited and explored adequately in a day or less. Click the "Travel Options" button for destinations you can reach by a specific mode of transport, eg, tram, train or walking.
Though Australia is a big country and it takes time to travel from one destination to another, with a little careful planning and some local knowledge, it is easy to fit other destinations into your visit with minimal demands on your budget and time. Our Beyond Melbourne section examines some of the more popular destinations, with day trips or longer, and utilising a variety of modes of transport.
Beyond Melbourne Rail Passes