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We’re responding to COVID-19 under the guidance of the Tasmanian Government (Department of Health). The health and safety of passengers and staff is our highest priority. Latest Update Metro’s essential services continue to be exempt from restrictions on the Tasmanian ‘road to recovery’. This means buses are not limited to 4m² per person or 1.5m […]

It’s safer and cheaper to use a Greencard for your travel. You can get a free Greencard from Thursday 26 March 2020 until further notice: Online At a Metro Shop or depot At a Greencard Agent* To support you to do this, travel will be free until Sunday 5 July. A Greencard is a smart […]

Please be advised that the changes to the North West bus network scheduled to be implemented by the Department of State Growth in April 2020 have been deferred until January 2021.  This decision was made in light of COVID-19 in order to minimise change to communities at the present time. Thank you for your patience […]

Metro is responding to the emerging COVID-19 outbreak in line with Department of Health recommendations, and meets regularly with its cleaning contractor to ensure practices are consistent with the latest advice. Following the outbreak, Metro wishes to remind all passengers that everyone is welcome on board Metro services, but in keeping with the Tasmanian Government’s […]

Know which bus to catch to school? We recommend you familiarise yourself with the route and time of the service you’ll take to school or campus in 2020. Getting from A to B starts with planning your journey. There are many ways to find out which bus you need, but we think the easiest way […]

Connect to work and study in 2020 with Metro. Make the most of your time and money with these tips: Get your Greencard ready to go A Greencard saves you 20% on all fares, stores any concession details you have, and offers a cheaper capped daily fare.  To tap and go, make sure it’s ready […]

TRAVEL FREE before 7am on all Hobart urban Metro services from Tuesday 28 January to Friday 21 February 2020. Join us to avoid the hassles of traffic congestion in the busy return to school period. No need to concentrate on the busy road or find and pay for a parking space,  spend your commute relaxing, […]

MAIB and Metro are combining to offer people a safe and convenient alternative when planning travel to and from New Year’s Eve celebrations in Burnie, Hobart, and Launceston. MAIB Nightrider services will operate throughout the evening on major bus routes. $2 Flat fare offer Just $2 will buy you a single-trip ride on any service […]

Metro makes it easier and cheaper to connect with the Royal Hobart Hospital and avoid CBD parking! Planning your trip To find a bus to suit you, use the Trip Planner: select where you are travelling from and when you want to leave or arrive, and it will show you how to get there. You […]

Can regularly catching the bus improve your health? This is one of the questions researchers will be examining in a new University of Tasmania study focussed on people’s transport habits. Lead researcher Dr Verity Cleland, from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research, said the world-first study aimed to determine whether an incentives scheme would lead […]