- Hobart is serviced predominately by Bus Transport.
- For frequent travel a My Greencard – which is an electronic smart card – saves you around 20% off the regular fare. Fares are deducted electronically and you can top up the card when funds run low. A My Greencard can be applied for online (www.metrotas.com.au ) or at Metro offices.
- Regular tickets can be purchased at bus interchanges, Metro offices or at selected convenience stores and newsagents.
- Children travel free under 5 years of age and children up to 15 years of age are charged a half price concession fare.
- Seniors who hold a valid seniors card are entitled to half price concession fares.
- For more information on tickets and timetables go to www.metrotas.com.au
- The Hobart Hopper is a free hop on, hop off bus service that operates on Saturdays. It runs on a continuous loop every 10 minutes between 8.30am and 4pm around Hobart.
- There is no regular train service in Tasmania but there are some tourist railways.
Taxis are available to hail on the street, at taxi ranks or else pre booked by phone or internet. Taxis are less readily available in the smaller towns around Tasmania.
Taxis Combined: 13 22 27
United Taxis: 13 10 08
Yellow Cab Maxi Taxi: 13 62 94: This taxi service offers a variety of maxi taxis for 5 passengers or more.
You might also conside UBER www.uber.com/?exp=home_signup_form
- With transport limited to buses and a fairly hilly landscape, commuting to work by bike can be a challenge. There are many opportunities for mountain bike enthusiasts throughout Tasmania.
- For cycle maps as well as rides and events go to www.cyclingsouth.org
- Bikes are not allowed on buses.
- For more information on cycling in the city, bike safety and cycle maps go to www.hobartcity.com.au