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Yearly Archives: 2018

Due to key building developments and construction in the Hobart CBD, there have been additional disruptions to Metro services in the Hobart City interchange (from 13 May 2018) to ensure we can operate efficiently and safely. On 13 May 2018 the following changes took effect: Eastern shore services Stop J (Macquarie St) has closed and relocated to the […]

Did the early bird catch the worm? During January and February 2018, the Metro initiative Free Before 7 enabled people to catch buses in the urban Hobart region for Free Before 7 am. Menzies are researching travel behaviours, physical activity and health in Tasmania to establish crucial evidence about the feasibility and effectiveness of strategies […]

Travel will be free on all Metro services for veterans, war widows and current Australian Defence Force personnel on ANZAC Day. Metro is pleased to once again offer this very small token of appreciation to those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country in the armed forces. To be eligible for free travel, […]

A free bus service will operate from Hobart City and the Regatta Grounds to Blundstone Arena for the AFL match on Saturday 14 April 2018. This service is provided by Blundstone Arena and operated by Metro Tasmania. Match day patrons can travel free on these services. Outside these services a regular Metro Saturday timetable and […]

Do you have a mobility aid and are new to buses? We invite you to come and practice getting on and off a bus with a wheelchair, pram, or other mobility aid in a friendly and unhurried setting.  You can try it at your own pace without any passengers on board, and ask Metro representatives […]

Have you been an early bird? Thank you to all our Hobart customers that made the switch and took advantage of free travel in the Hobart urban area before 7am during February. The early bird promotion aimed to benefit existing and new Metro customers, as well as the wider road network, by encouraging travel outside […]

We are proud to partner with the TUU to offer all University of Tasmania students free travel on our Launceston Turn Up and Go timetable during Welcome Week. Simply show your UTAS student ID when you board a route 6, 7, 8 or 10 service between Monday 26 February and Friday 2 March to travel […]

Cricket Tasmania will be providing special shuttle services operated by Metro for the Australia vs England T20 International at Blundstone Arena on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Ticket holders can travel between Hobart City and the Blundstone Arena via these special shuttle services for free. The Regatta Grounds are unavailable for Park & Ride services. Standard […]

Know which bus to catch to school? We recommend you familiarise yourself with the route and time of the service you will catch to school or campus in 2018. 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 […]

  Avoid congestion associated with the busy return to school period and TRAVEL FREE before 7am on all Hobart urban Metro services from Monday 29 January to Friday 23 February 2018. Did you know each bus has the potential to take up to 60 cars off the road? Join us to experience a commute without the […]