Off-peak travel

Off-peak hours

Weekdays 9:00am - 3:00pm and after 6:30pm 

All day weekends and public holidays

25% discount on off-peak fares

Off-peak fare discount applies when using a Snapper card for bus or an off-peak 10-trip ticket for trains. If you start your trip during off-peak hours, your whole journey is charged at off-peak rates, including any Metlink services you transfer to. 


  • Does not apply to cash fares, or if you’re using a monthly pass or day pass
  • Cannot be combined with another discount including child, school, tertiary, or accessible concession
  • Does not apply on After Midnight bus services (which start with the letter "N" followed by a number)
  • Does not apply on non-Metlink services, such as the Cable Car or Airport Flyer

Free off-peak travel with a SuperGold card

SuperGold Card and Veteran SuperGold card holders travel for free during off-peak hours by showing their card to the driver or on-board staff. SuperGold cardholders also travel for free on all after-midnight bus services. 

More information on using SuperGold card

Last published: Monday, September 28, 2020 at 5:39 PM