Generally no. However, you may be eligible for free travel between home and school if you are:
For more information on eligibility criteria necessary and more information, visit here.
If you fit the following criteria, you can apply online for a free pass here.
If this isn’t your situation, you can still get discounted prices for your travel:
|Age||Under 18 or 18 during school/college year||Under 18 or 18 during school/college year||Under 18 or 18 during school/college year|
|Studying requirement||Full-time student at a school/college||Full-time student at a school/college||Full-time student at a school/college|
|ID||Student ID when travelling on student fare from the age of 16.||Student ID required to purchase train fare and to use child/student fares up to/including the year of their 18th birthday.||Student ID required to purchase train fare and to use child/student fares up to/including the year of their 18th birthday.|
If you catch two buses on the way home and they are with different companies, you can get a free transfer bus pass that allows you to transfer to the second trip for free. To get one of these, fill out the online application form here.
Yes, you can still get child/adult student fares on the weekend or during the school holidays.
You could be fined $110 for failing to produce student ID when asked by the driver or authorised officer.
Yes. These are subject to requirements
|Age||Over 18||Over 18||Over 18|
|Studying requirement||Full-time student at university or a similar institution.||Full-time student at university or a similar institution.||Full-time student at a school/college|
|ID||University student ID must be carried when travelling to be entitled to an adult student fare.||University student ID must be carried when travelling to be entitled to an adult student fare.||University student ID must be carried when travelling to be entitled to an adult student fare.|
|More Information||Apply for a special Student Metro Green card here.||http://www.tassielink.com.au/fares/tertiary-student-fare||https://www.merseylink.com.au/fares/concessions/|
When you’re travelling on a bus, you have to follow the company’s code of conduct. These include things like not smoking or yelling on the bus. You could be fined anywhere between $50 and $200 for doing these things!
If you have a question about travel and concession cards that we haven’t answered here please contact us here.
This page was last updated by Lauren Howe 24th July 2018
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