Off-peak travel

Off-peak hours

Weekdays 9am - 3pm and after 6:30pm 

All day weekends and public holidays

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

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. 

Exclusions

  • 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 non-Metlink services, such as the Cable Car

Early bird fares on buses before 7am weekdays

Use your Snapper card to get 25% off adult Snapper bus fares before 7am weekdays. 

Exclusions

  • Does not apply on trains
  • Does not apply on on buses replacing trains
  • 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 non-Metlink services, such as the Cable Car.

Early Bird discount for buses(external link)

Last published: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 6:02 PM