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Public transport

Plan ahead and leave the car at home. The best way to get around on Australia Day is by public transport.

Getting around Melbourne

There are plenty of ways to celebrate Australia Day across Melbourne. With road closures in place around the CBD and Docklands, the best way to get around is by public transport.

Public transport services run to a public holiday schedule, so make sure you plan ahead!

For more information on train, tram and bus services on Australia Day, visit

Getting around regional and rural Victoria

Regional and rural Victoria is well connected by a network of regional airlines, trains, buses and coach services. With Public Transport Victoria’s (PTV) Journey planner <link>, travel throughout Victoria is easy. Logon today to plan your Australia Day travel.

Car hire, tour guides and transfers are also available at most major centres. Contact the visitor information centre at each destination for local information.