Funded by the State Government’s road congestion levy, Melbourne Visitor Shuttle is a subsidised tourist service operating in the city of Melbourne. The service runs daily at 30 minutes intervals between 9:30am and 4:30pm. The bus route encircles Melbourne CBD and Carlton in an anti- clockwise Direction stopping at 13 places, providing a running commentary on tourist attractions.
Details about the service
$5 tickets for whole day. Children under 10 travel free.
Where to purchase tickets
Tickets are available from Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square or from ticket machines at each stop. Ticket machines only accept credit cards or coins.
Melbourne operates every day from 9:30am to 4:30pm, except on
ANZAC Day – 25 April 2015
Run Melbourne – 26 July 2015
Grand Final Parade – 2 October 2015
Melbourne Marathon – 18 October 2015
Melbourne Cup Parade – 2 November 2015
Christmas Day – 25 December 2015
Route and stops
There are 13 stops along its route.
Stop 1: Arts Precinct – National Gallery of Victoria (NGV International), Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Malthouse Theatre, State Theatre and Hamer Hall
Stop 2: Federation Square – Melbourne Visitor Centre, Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Birrarung Marr.
Stop 3: Sports Precinct (except on MCG event days) – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Olympic Park, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Fitzroy Gardens. This stop is not in service on MCG event days. A temporary stop on Lansdowne Street operates on these days. There are no ticketing facilities at the temporary stop
Stop 4: Chinatown and Theatres District – Her Majesty’s Theatre, Princess Theatre and Comedy Theatre.
Stop 5: Melbourne Museum & Carlton Gardens – Royal Exhibition Building and Old Melbourne Gaol
Stop 6: Lygon Street Precinct
Stop 7: University of Melbourne
Stop 8: Queen Victoria Market – Flagstaff Gardens
Stop 9: Waterfront City, Docklands – including Harbour Town
Stop 10: Docklands Stadium & Victoria Harbour
Stop 11: William Street – Immigration Museum and Melbourne Aquarium
Stop 12: Southbank & Yarra River – Southgate, Eureka Skydeck, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre and Melbourne Maritime Museum.
Stop 13: Shrine of Remembrance and Royal Botanic Gardens – Kings Domain, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage
The stop2 is the nearest stop from Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square.