Concessions

Concession fares give you a 50 per cent discount on travel. You may also be eligible for free travel.

If you're included in the list below, you may be eligible for a concession fare.

Children

Children aged 4 and under travel free and don't need a myki. Children aged 5 to 18 can travel on a concession fare with a Child myki.

Children aged 16 and under don't need to carry proof of age. Teenagers aged 17 and 18 must carry government-issued proof of age ID (such as a passport, learner permit, or Proof of Age card), or another concession entitlement (such as a PTV School Student ID or Health Care Card).

Find more information about concessions for Children.

School students

Primary and secondary school students aged 5 to 18 can travel on a Child myki.

If you're aged 17 and 18 you must carry proof of age ID (such as a passport, learner permit, driver licence, Proof of Age card, Key Pass), or proof of another concession entitlement (such as a Health Care Card, a PTV School Student ID or PTV Approved School Student ID).

School students can also purchase a half or full-year Victorian Student Pass or Regional Student Pass in their chosen area and must also carry a PTV Approved School Student ID card or PTV School Student ID card.

Find more information about concessions for school students.

Tertiary students

If you're a Victorian undergraduate student studying full time on campus, you may be eligible for a Concession myki.

Apply for a PTV Tertiary Student ID, which costs $9. Once you've received your PTV Tertiary Student ID, you can use a Concession myki.

You need to be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to apply for a student pass. Postgraduate and part-time students aren't eligible for concession fares.

Find more information about concessions for tertiary students.

International undergraduate students

International undergraduate students can save 50 per cent on an annual myki card with an iUSEPass.

Find more information about iUSEpass.

Pensioners

You're eligible for a 50 per cent discount on travel if you have a Pensioner Concession Card issued by Centrelink or the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can use a Pensioner Concession Card from any Australian state or territory.

Show your Pensioner Concession Card to buy a Concession myki. Carry your Pensioner Concession Card and your myki when you travel. You'll be sent one free travel voucher per year.

Find more information about concessions for Pensioners.

Seniors Card holders

A Seniors myki gives you 50 per cent discount on travel, as well as other benefits. You must have a Victorian Seniors Card issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.

When you apply for your Victorian Seniors Card, you’ll automatically receive your first Seniors myki free. Always carry your Seniors Card and Seniors myki when you travel.

Find more information about concessions and travel benefits for Seniors Card holders.

Health Care Card holders

You’re eligible for a 50 per cent discount on travel if you have a Centrelink-issued Health Care Card with a Victorian address.

Show your valid Health Care Card to buy a Concession myki. Carry your Health Care Card and your myki when you travel.

Find more information about concessions for Health Care Card holders.

DHHS Carer Card holders

You’re eligible for concession fares and free weekend travel with a Victorian Carer Card (‘We Care’ card) issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.

The Victorian Carer Card entitles you to free weekend travel in any two consecutive zones, and free travel during Carers Week. Cardholders who live in Victoria receive two free off-peak travel vouchers.

Take your Victorian Carer Card to a staffed metropolitan station to buy a specially encoded Concession myki. Remember to carry your Victorian Carer Card with you when you travel.

Find more information about concessions and travel benefits for DHHS Carer Card holders.

Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment recipient

If you’re a Victorian resident aged under 60 years, and hold a Pensioner Concession Card coded DSP or CAR, you’re eligible for a 50 per cent discount on full fare, free travel on Saturdays and Sundays in two consecutive zones, and two free off-peak travel vouchers per year.

Only the cardholder is entitled to the concession discount and free travel - any dependents named on the card aren't included.

Buy your Concession myki at a staffed station. You must carry your DSP or CAR Concession Card and your myki when you travel.

Find more information about concessions and travel benefits for Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment recipients.

War veterans and war widow(er)s

If you’re a Victorian resident who holds a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold or White Card, have documentary evidence or war or peacemaking service overseas, and aren’t entitled to another type of concession, you’re eligible for a 50 per cent discount on travel and one free travel voucher each year.

You need to submit an application form to receive a personalised concession myki with your name and photo. You’ll be sent one free travel voucher per year.

Find more information about concessions and travel benefits for war veterans and war widow(er)s.

Asylum seekers

With a PTV Asylum Seeker ID you can travel on a Concession myki giving you 50 per cent discount on travel.

To apply you must be aged 17 or older, currently hold or be applying for a bridging visa under the Migration Act 1958 (Commonwealth), be receiving case management from a PTV-approved asylum-seeker assistance provider, and not have any other public transport concession card.

Find more information about concessions for asylum seekers.

Free travel passes
Check the list below to see if you’re eligible for a free travel pass.

Access Travel Pass

With an Access Travel Pass you can travel free on metropolitan and regional services. To be eligible you must be a Victorian resident with a significant permanent physical disability, cognitive condition or mental illness, be unable to consistently touch on or off due to your condition, and be able to travel independently on public transport without assistance from a carer or companion.

Complete an application form to receive a personalised myki with your photo on it. Carry your pass with you when you travel. You don’t need to touch on or off.

Find more information about Access Travel Pass.

Scooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass

With a Scooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass you can travel free on metropolitan and regional services. To be more eligible you must be a Victorian resident with a permanent and severe disability, and depend on a scooter or wheelchair for mobility outside the home.

Complete an application form to receive a personalised myki with your photo on it. Carry your pass with you when you travel. You don’t need to touch on or off.

Find more information about Scooter and Wheelchair Travel Pass.

Travel Trainer Pass

With a Travel Trainer Pass employees and agents of not-for-profit organisations can travel free while travel-training clients on public transport. To be eligible the organisation must be a registered not-for-profit organisation, have a primary focus of providing rehabilitation, education or employment programs for people with a disability, provide and deliver travel training to people with a disability enabling them to travel independently on Victoria’s public transport network, and service multiple clients.

Complete an application form to receive a pass loaded on to a myki with your organisation’s name.

Find more information about Travel Trainer Pass.

Vision Impaired Travel Pass

With a Vision Impaired Travel Pass you can travel free on metropolitan and regional services. To be eligible you must be a Victorian resident assessed as permanently and legally blind by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.

Complete an application form to receive a personalised myki with your photo on it. Carry your pass with you when you travel. You don’t need to touch on or off.

Find more information about Vision Impaired Travel Pass.

EDA/TPI Ex-Service Personnel Pass

With an EDA/TPI Ex-Service Personnel Pass you can travel free on metropolitan and regional services. To be eligible you must be a Victorian resident who holds a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card embossed with EDA or TPI.

Complete an application form to receive a personalised myki.

Find more information about EDA/TPI Ex-Service Personnel Pass.

War Veteran Free Travel Pass

With a War Veteran Free Travel Pass you can travel free on metropolitan and regional services. To be eligible you be must be a Victorian resident with documentary evidence of overseas war or peacekeeping service, doctor’s confirmation that your mobility is significantly limited due to illness or injury related to your service, and either have a Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Gold or White Card or receive ongoing or lump sum DVA compensation.

Complete an application form to receive a personalised myki with your photo on it.

Find more information about War Veteran Free Travel Pass.

Other travel passes


Assistance Animal Pass

Assistance animals with a pass can travel free on public transport in Victoria. The animal’s handler must have a valid ticket. The pass helps people with an ongoing disability who are unable to use public transport without an assistance animal.

To receive an Assistance Animal Pass, you must provide evidence that your assistance animal is formally trained to help you manage your disability, and meets similar standards of hygiene and obedience as a Guide Dog. Guide Dogs and hearing dogs (working or in training) can already travel free and don’t need an Assistance Animal Pass.

Complete an application form to receive an Assistance Animal Pass.

Find more information about Assistance Animal Pass.

Companion Card holders

With a Companion Card, your carer or companion can travel free on trains, trams and buses when they travel with you. You're eligible for a Companion Card if you need assistance when travelling on public transport. You and your carer or companion must travel together, and they must be capable of providing you with all assistance you need. You still need a valid ticket of free travel pass for your journey.

The card is issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. We also accept Companion Cards from other states and territories in Australia.

Find more information about Companion Card.

Travel Pass

The Travel Pass is a short-term ticket issued for one, seven or 30 days of travel that gives you free travel on all trains, trams and buses in metropolitan Melbourne and on some regional town buses.

It's issued by a community service organisation or charity, authorised by PTV. It's also issued at premium stations and PTV Hubs, in exchange for a free travel voucher (1 Day Travel Pass only).

Find more information about Travel Pass.