Student transport in Australia!

Updated: Nov 12, 2019


Use public transport including buses, trains, trams, and ferries, or drive yourself or get a taxi.

Your access to these transport services will vary depending on where you live. Public transport costs vary depending on where you live and the type of transport you are using:


Students travel half price in the Australian central territory. in 2019, tertiary students pay $1.61 and college students pay $1.22 for each journey.


Primary School, High School, and College Student Identity Card (the cardholder is eligible for a Student MyWay card or concession cash fares).

Tertiary students

Tertiary Student Identity Card (for university or CIT) (the cardholder is eligible for a Tertiary MyWay card or concession cash fares).

Find more details on Transportact


International students are only entitled to concession fares when their study is fully funded by specified Australian Government scholarships.

With an Adult Opal card, you can travel as much as you want on metro, train, bus, ferry, and light rail services within the Opal network and you never pay more than $16.10 a day, $50 a week, or $2.80 on Sunday.

Find more details on Transportnsw


University and VET students are entitled to unlimited bus travel for three hours on any scheduled public bus service at a cost of $1.00 on presentation of a valid student card.

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Full‐time international students studying at a Queensland education institution in a course approved by Centrelink for Austudy, Abstudy or Youth Allowance purposes are eligible for a 50% concession fare on TransLink public transport services.

Find more details Translink


The South Australian Government provides transport concessions for all international students on the presentation of their formal student identification card.

Find more details Adelaidemetro


Students may be eligible for a concession card if they are studying as part of an approved overseas exchange program, if they have refugee status or if they hold an Australian Development Scholarship.

Find more details on Studymelbourne


International students who study in Tasmania qualify for the same travel concessions as local students.

Find more details on Concessionstas


International students studying full-time in Western Australia are eligible for public transport concessions. 

Find more details on Transperth

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