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The full student fare will increase by 10 cents on 1 January 2024.  If you use cash for a single trip ticket, the new fare will be $2.00. If you use a GreenCard, the new fare will be $1.60. Greencards can be topped up online. It costs the same on every trip – it doesn’t […]

Needing to plan a trip over the Christmas / New Year period? We’ve got you covered. See below for a quick reference of Metro’s Depot Offices (Burnie & Launceston), Metro Shops (Springfield & Hobart), Hotline and Timetable information below, from December 22 to January 2. Alternatively, plan your trip with our online trip planner! Friday […]

This Christmas, we’re reaching out to our wonderful community to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. We’re excited to announce our partnership with FoodBank Tasmania for their annual Food Drive, and we invite you to be a part of this heartwarming initiative! Foodbank is Australia’s largest food relief organisation, […]

Metro has partnered with 3P Advisory on an initiative that focuses on improving accessibility and inclusion in our transportation services. The Accessibility and Inclusion Plan Consultation seeks feedback from Metro users to ensure that our services, facilities, and information are accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. 3P Advisory will use feedback to develop an […]

Metro is proud to play an important role in connecting people and communities and is offering Seniors Card holders free travel during the week of Seniors Week (16-22 October). Just show the Bus Operator both your Seniors Card and Metro GreenCard and you’ll get on for FREE!   A GreenCard makes getting around cheaper, easier […]

Have you noticed the “Get BusActive!” posters in our buses? They’re part of a study, conducted by the Menzies Institute for Medical Research. This research is all about uncovering the motivations behind bus travel and how it can positively impact physical activity. Originally launched as a pilot study in 2019, this initiative has now expanded […]

To enhance our service reliability, we are making some changes to our services. From Monday 28 August, we have temporarily suspended a select number of our less frequented services across the Hobart network to reduce daily unexpected, cancelled trips. This allows for greater certainty for our customers. Please be assured that school services will remain unaffected and will […]

It’s NOT Ok: Metro and RTBU partner to target anti-social behaviour head-on Metro is excited to partner with the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) to launch a joint campaign to take a stand on anti-social behaviour on Metro buses. The ‘It’s NOT Ok’ campaign is designed to demonstrate to the Tasmanian community, Metro customers […]

Non-urban fares changed on Monday, 10 July 2023. State-wide, 99% of trips cost the same or less than they did previously. This change affects adult and adult concession passengers on the following routes: Channel to Hobart routes 411, 412, 413, 415, 416, 417, 422, X13 Seven Mile Beach to Hobart routes 635, 664, X64, 665, […]

Metro has appointed three firms to supply equipment for operational trials of two separate zero emission bus (ZEB) technologies in Tasmania. The contracts were awarded following an extensive request for expression of interest and a request-for-tender process run late last year. The successful suppliers are: Foton Mobility Distribution Pty Ltd: contracted for supply and maintenance […]