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Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

Melbourne Visitor shuttle

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

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Address: Corner of Swanston and Flinders streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 9658 9658

Email: visitor@melbourne.vic.gov.au

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Cost

$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.

Operation Schedule

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.