transport

Train/Bus/Tram/Taxi/Driving
Public Transport
Melbourne has 3 main types of public transport

TRAIN There are several routes running from the city to the suburbs. Southern Cross Station is just down the road from the Bourke St Campus.
BUS Bus travel is available in the suburbs and city.
TRAM Tram travel is easy and convenient within the city and out into the suburbs. There is a free City Circle Tram.

Daily, weekly or monthly passes make it cheaper to travel by public transport. Transport passes are available at most newsagents and from train stations. Further information and journey planning can be found at metlinkmelbourne
International students are not eligible for travel concessions on Melbourne’s public transport system.
Taxis
There are a number of taxi companies in Melbourne. There is a taxi rank, in Bourke St, outside the Campus.
  • Arrow 132 211
  • Black Cabs 132 227
  • Embassy 131 755
  • North Suburban 131 119
  • Silver Top 131 008
  • West Suburban 9686 1444
Driving
International students can drive in Victoria on their overseas licence, provided that the licence is current and in English; or is accompanied by an English translation from the Overseas Licence Authority.
To get a local licence, you will be required to go through the full testing procedure. This consists of a written test and a driving test.
For information please see VicRoads: 13 11 71 or www.vicroads.vic.gov.au