- 1 How do you buy bus tickets in Victoria?
- 2 How can I travel without a myki card?
- 3 How do you pay for a bus in NSW?
- 4 Can you pay on the bus with cash?
- 5 How much does myki card cost?
- 6 Are trams cheaper than trains?
- 7 Do myki cards expire?
- 8 How does 2 hour myki work?
- 9 Is it cheaper to use an Opal card?
- 10 Can I use my bank card on the bus?
- 11 Can I use my phone as an Opal card?
- 12 How much do busses cost to make?
- 13 Do buses take card payments?
How do you buy bus tickets in Victoria?
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- at staffed V/Line stations between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour.
- at myki machines at some V/Line stations – check your closest station’s myki facilities.
- at staffed Metro stations.
- online at ptv. vic.gov.au.
- by calling 1800 800 007.
How can I travel without a myki card?
Free tram travel Travel on the City Circle Tram is also free. Hop on and off the historic trams as often as you like. You don’t need a myki if you’re only travelling in the city’s Free Tram Zone or on the City Circle Tram.
How do you pay for a bus in NSW?
Contactless payments are available on all public transport in the Opal network. You will pay an Adult fare when you tap on and tap off with contactless payments. Use the same credit card, debit card or linked device for all your travel all week to receive the same travel benefits of an Adult Opal card.
Can you pay on the bus with cash?
Will you still let customers pay by cash on your buses? Customers will still be able to pay with cash for their fare, but they will need to have the exact fare ready for their journey as our drivers won’t be able to issue change.
How much does myki card cost?
A full fare myki card costs $6 and a concession, seniors or child myki costs $3. For more information about how to use your myki, visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.
Are trams cheaper than trains?
Once installed trams are one of the lowest energy and most sustainable mass transit systems a city can operate. Much lighter than trains, without the need for often cost prohibitive and energy-intensive underground tunnels that a metro system requires.
Do myki cards expire?
All myki smartcards expire after four years. A Mobile myki expires after two years. If your myki has expired, or is due to expire within 60 days, you’re entitled to an on-the-spot replacement. Your current balance will be transferred to the new myki, which you can use immediately.
How does 2 hour myki work?
Two-hour fares on myki have been adjusted to last for exactly two hours. The two-hour fare is still valid for multiple trips as long as you touch on before the expiry time. The daily cap has not changed. Passengers can continue to enjoy unlimited daily travel for a capped price based on the zones they have used.
Is it cheaper to use an Opal card?
Opal is cheaper. using the Opal card gives you a discount on the full fare. using a credit card means you are charged the full fare.
Can I use my bank card on the bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.
Can I use my phone as an Opal card?
To be eligible, you must: Own a valid Apple iPhone 6S or newer with iOS 13.0 or newer, Apple Watch, or Samsung smartphone with NFC and Android 9.0 or newer (Android wearables are not supported) Currently travel on public transport.
How much do busses cost to make?
The first 600 new Routemasters cost TfL £212.7m, that’s £354,500 per bus, the next 200 cost £69.9m a slight discount at £349,500 per bus. But look at the cost of an equivalent double decker bus and it all becomes a bit murky.
Do buses take card payments?
UK issued contactless payment cards are accepted, just look out for the contactless symbol.