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Public transport across Victoria will be free all day on Christmas Day, and after 6pm on New Year’s Eve.

On Christmas Day and after 6pm on New Year’s Eve.

However, if you do touch on with your myki, you won’t be charged a fare.

Keep in mind, the free V/Line services are popular and bookings are recommended.

Christmas Day – Wednesday 25 December

Public transport across Victoria will be free from first to last service.

Bus timetables will vary and you should check your specific route.

New Year’s Eve – Tuesday 31 December

Travel on buses, metropolitan trains and tram will be free from 6pm onwards New Year’s Eve until the first normal scheduled service on 1 January.

Bus timetables will vary and you should check your specific route.

For more information, please visit

Effective Wednesday, 23 November to Sunday, 27 November 2016

This year's World Cup of Golf will be held at Kingston Heath Golf Course in Cheltenham. From Pro-Am day on Wednesday 23 November until the final round on Sunday, 27 November 2016, CDC Victoria will be providing free shuttle bus service to help you to get there.

Each day ticketholders of the World Cup of Golf can access the shuttle bus service for free between Moorabbin Railway Station (on the Frankston line) and the golf course from 7am until one hour after the close of play.

The shuttle bus will run as an express service, departing from Moorabbin Railway Station and on Kingston Road near Gate 2 at Kingston Heath Golf Course.

Please check the PTV Live travel updates page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.

Shuttle bus frequency

The first bus shuttle will depart at 7am, with services operating every 5-8 minutes until 6.30pm. The last bus will depart Kingston Heath Golf Course at 6.30pm.

Effective 29/10/ 2016  to 02/11/ 2016

From Fishermans Bend: The bus will only stop at the Horst Street Bus stop ID 3752

From Elsternwick: The bus will travel down Glenhuntly Road, turn Left into Gordon Street, turn Right into Sinclair Street, turn Right into Glenhuntly Road, turn Left into Horne Street (bus will pick up passengers at the 246 service Bus stop) then turn Right into Rusden Street and continue along the normal route.

Effective 19 November 2016

The below plan is effective 19 November 2016 and will most likely be a permanent relocation for all CDC services. Thank you for your attention.

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All services have been restored and are now running to the regular timetables.

CDC were experiencing operational issues on routes 418, 419, 421, 423, 424, 425, 461 and to some extent, 408 and 410 on 18 October 2016.  

Thank you for your patience and support.

Please note that the Melbourne Marathon will take place on Sunday 16 October 2016, 7am to 2pm.

Route 606: Bus services from Bay Street will be required to terminate at Mary St / Park St. Bus services from Elsternwick Station will commence from Mary St/ Park St as per timetable.

Please plan your journey early to avoid major delays. 

Sunday 2 October – Sunday 9 October 2016

Free public transport services between Sunday 2 October and Sunday 9 October make it easier for Victorian Seniors Card holders to travel to festival events or get out and explore Victoria.

Services include:

  • Free metropolitan buses, trains, trams, and regional town bus services for eight days between Sunday 2 October and Sunday 9 October.
  • Free travel on V/Line economy class rail and coach services on Monday 3 October, Tuesday 4 October, Wednesday 5 October, Thursday 6 October, Saturday 8 October and Sunday 9 October.
  • Long distance V/Line services to and from Albury, Bairnsdale, Swan Hill, Shepparton and Warrnambool require a booking.
  • Seniors need to carry their Victorian Seniors Card while travelling.

To plan a journey to an event, use the Journey Planner download the PTV mobile app or call 1800 800 007 for more information