Service updates

Find out about current and planned service updates.

Footy Express 2020

Thursday 1 October 2020 - 12:00am

Don't Drive and Drive Footy Express services are FREE!

Catch a FREE Don't Drink and Drive Footy Express bus, train or tram with your valid AFL game day ticket.

683 services detouring due to roadworks

Monday 28 September 2020 - 12:00am

683 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 683

Temporary closures of the Belair, Outer Harbor and Grange lines

Sunday 27 September 2020 - 12:00am

Due to essential electrical maintenance works at Adelaide Railway Station, the Belair, Outer Harbor and Grange rail lines will be closed from approximately 7.30pm Sunday night 27 September 2020 until first service Monday morning 28 September 2020.

Affecting: BEL, OUTHA, GRNG

Stops 24A & 24 Cliff St closed due to sewer connection works

Wednesday 23 September 2020 - 12:00am

Stops 24A & 24 Cliff St closed due to sewer connection works

Affecting: 190, 960, 967, 970, 988

J2 and 163 services detouring due to water and sewer works

Wednesday 23 September 2020 - 12:00am

J2 and 163 services detouring due to water and sewer works

Affecting: 163, J2

Stop 12 Walkerville Terrace closed due to footpath works

Monday 21 September 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 12 Walkerville Terrace closed due to footpath works

Affecting: 281, 281K

Salisbury Interchange bus stop changes due to Gawler Line Electrification Project

Monday 21 September 2020 - 12:00am

Salisbury Interchange bus stop changes due to Gawler Line Electrification Project

Affecting: 225, 400, 401, 403, 404, 405, 411, 500, 502, 560, 900

Bus stop relocation States Road, Morphett Vale stop 55

Monday 21 September 2020 - 12:00am

Bus stop relocation States Road, Morphett Vale stop 55

Affecting: 722, 722F, 722X, T722

Tap and pay now available on Adelaide trams!

Sunday 20 September 2020 - 12:00am

Willunga Farmers Market Detour

Saturday 19 September 2020 - 12:00am

Willunga Farmers Market Detour Saturday - Sunday 19 & 26 September
From first service until 2.30 pm both days.

Affecting: 751, 751W

Detour due to SAPN works

Friday 18 September 2020 - 12:00am

Due to SAPN works at Grange Road and Military Road roundabout Buses will be required to detour from 9 AM to 4 PM Friday 18 September 2020, Monday 21 September 2020 and Tuesday 22 September 2020

Affecting: 112, 300, H30

Trench Works on Gorge Road on Tuesday 15 September

Tuesday 15 September 2020 - 12:00am

Trench Works on Gorge Road on Tuesday 15 September

Affecting: 176, 178, 578, 579, 629, 928

281 services detouring due to burst water main

Tuesday 15 September 2020 - 12:00am

281 services detouring due to burst water main

Affecting: 281

Stop F1 North Terrace relocated from Monday 14th September 2020

Monday 14 September 2020 - 12:00am

Stop F1 North Terrace relocated from Monday 14th September 2020

Affecting: 170, 172, 173, 174, 176, 176G, 178, 178M, 178S, 178X, 281, 281K, 286, 287, 288

Stop 49 Pimpala Road relocated Tuesday 8 September 2020

Monday 7 September 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 49 Pimpala Road relocated Tuesday 8 September 2020

Affecting: 734

Stop 14 Hawker St closed due to major water works

Monday 7 September 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 14 Hawker St closed due to major water works

Affecting: 251, 252, 253, 254

Stop T1 North Tce closed due to roadworks

Thursday 3 September 2020 - 12:00am

Stop T1 North Tce closed due to roadworks

Affecting: 171, 172, 287

Sir Donald Bradman Dr road restrictions due to long term overnight works

Monday 31 August 2020 - 12:00am

Sir Donald Bradman Dr restrictions due to long term overnight works

Affecting: 163, J1, J1G, J2, J2G, AO26

Stop 54B Haydown Road closed Friday 21 August 2020 until further notice

Wednesday 19 August 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 54B Haydown Road closed Friday 21 August 2020 until further notice

Affecting: 224, 224F, 224X, 560, J1, 949

Stops 34, 35A & 35B Old Port Rd closed due to maintenance works

Monday 17 August 2020 - 12:00am

Stops 34, 35A & 35B Old Port Rd closed due to maintenance works

Affecting: 118

Bus stop 80 Eastern side of Golden Grove Road relocated

Monday 17 August 2020 - 12:00am

Bus stop 80 Eastern side of Golden Grove Road relocated

Affecting: 548, J2

Stop 71 Old Port Wakefield Rd is closed until further notice.

Monday 10 August 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 71 Old Port Wakefield Rd is closed until further notice.

Affecting: 900

230, 232 and 232R route and timetable change

Saturday 8 August 2020 - 12:00am

As part of the Regency Road to Pym Street Project (R2P), the Pym Street east-west connectivity across South Road, Croydon Park will be permanently removed.

As a result, Adelaide Metro buses 230, 232 and 232R will change from Monday 10 August 2020.

Affecting: 230, 232, 232R

Stop 35A Quinlivan Road closed due to works

Monday 20 July 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 35A Quinlivan Road closed due to works

Affecting: 229

Adelaide Metro bus service changes

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 12:00am

From Sunday 5 July, minor timetable changes will be made to many Adelaide Metro bus services. These changes will improve journey times and on time running to provide better services.

Stop X1 Pulteney St closed due to building works

Thursday 2 July 2020 - 12:00am

Stop X1 Pulteney St closed due to building works

Affecting: 106, H30, H33, X30, W90, W91

Bus Network

Monday 29 June 2020 - 12:00am

On June 13, the South Australian Government announced proposed changes to the Adelaide Metro bus network for consultation.

We have listened to the feedback to date and the clear message from our valued customers has been that they want the current network to remain.

As a result, Adelaide Metro will not be proceeding with the proposed changes.

Stop 28 Sturt Road temporarily relocated due to footpath works

Friday 12 June 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 28 Sturt Road temporarily relocated due to footpath works

Affecting: 681, 720, 782, 993, 996

Say hello to some great new apps

Monday 8 June 2020 - 12:00am

To provide our customers with the best and most up to date experience in public transport apps, we've partnered with third-party app experts to enhance existing public transport apps to suit Adelaide and out public transport customers.

Long term night works on Lower North East Road from 22 May 2020

Friday 22 May 2020 - 12:00am

Long term night works on Lower North East Road

Affecting: 174, 178, 556, 557

Hospital staff travel FREE on public transport

Sunday 12 April 2020 - 12:00am

The State Government is providing Hospital workers FREE travel on South Australia’s public transport system during the coronavirus pandemic to support frontline hospital staff in their lifesaving work to protect the health of South Australians.

This covers doctors, nurses, administration, cleaners and other support staff. Please show your Hospital ID when boarding to take advantage of these services.

Adelaide Metro and the Department for Infrastructure and Transport would like to thank hospital workers during these times.

Bus Stop Management Plan

Monday 6 April 2020 - 12:00am

The Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) is seeking to improve the travel times of Adelaide Metro services for commuters by investigating the location of bus stops along key service corridors.

The Bus Stop Management Plan project includes investigating the potential location of stops and shelters that may better serve Adelaide Metro passengers, and identifying how different bus stop configurations may improve travel times whilst also maintaining good levels of accessibility.

Bus stops and shelters will be relocated, removed or indented as part of the plan. Changes are based on DIT patronage, operational and road safety data.

Grange Road, South Road, Magill Road and The Parade will be receiving bus stop changes from 6 April 2020.

Same day metroCARD recharge now available

Tuesday 31 March 2020 - 12:00am

Customers who perform a recharge to their metroCARD online or via the InfoLine will now have their recharge available on their metroCARD within an hour of performing the recharge.

Adelaide Metro is cashless

Monday 30 March 2020 - 12:00am

Adelaide Metro staff and bus drivers will no longer accept cash to purchase tickets or add credit to metroCARDs.

This is part of our efforts to protect staff and passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public transport changes in response to coronavirus

Monday 16 March 2020 - 12:00am

The safety of passengers and staff remains the highest priority in the face of community concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19).
Self-isolation and social distancing measures has seen a decrease in public transport patronage.
Due to this, Adelaide Metro will be reducing selected bus services to align with passenger demand and public safety.

Stop 10 Greenhill Rd relocated due to building works

Friday 21 February 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 10 Greenhill Rd relocated due to building works

Affecting: 147, 580, 820, 821, 822, 871

Quick. Easy. Effective. Adelaide Metro journey planning by Google.

Monday 17 February 2020 - 12:00am

The Adelaide Metro website has changed how you plan your journeys.

Pomona road closure effecting 865, 866, 822

Monday 10 February 2020 - 12:00am

Pomona road closure effecting 865, 866, 822

Affecting: 865, 865S, 866, 822

271 and 273 Detour due to lane restrictions on Frome Road

Wednesday 1 January 2020 - 12:00am

271 and 273 Detour due to lane restrictions on Frome Road

Affecting: 271, 273

Temp Closure - Stop 20 Briar Rd - W90 Route

Tuesday 17 December 2019 - 12:00am

Temp Closure - Stop 20 Briar Rd - W90 Route

Affecting: W90

Stop 17 Regency Rd closed

Wednesday 2 October 2019 - 12:00am

Stop 17 Regency Rd north side closed due to roadworks from Wednesday 16 October 2019 until further notice

Affecting: 300, 300C, 300G, 300H, 949

Services have Priority Seats and Allocated Spaces for passengers less able to stand

Monday 1 July 2019 - 12:00am

Adelaide Metro provides direct and easy access to priority seating on all trains and trams for passengers with a disability, who are pregnant or less able to stand. Allocated spaces are available for passengers with a mobility device.

New and improved digital stops

Tuesday 2 April 2019 - 12:00am

Public transport accessibility continues to be improved for passengers, with the further installation of digital bus and tram stops around metropolitan Adelaide in 2020.

Works for the digital bus and tram stops are close to completion with North Terrace and Elizabeth Interchange signs to be powered in July

These digital public transport stops are in addition to the installation and upgrade of 50+ digital bus and tram stops that have been completed around metropolitan Adelaide.

Birkenhead Bridge closure bus detours

Thursday 27 September 2018 - 12:00am

Due to on-going bridge works, Nelson Street, Port Adelaide including the Birkenhead bridge will be closed to all buses in both directions until further notice.

Affecting: 150, 150B, 150P, 333, N254

Stop D2 Currie Street closed - go to stop D1

Friday 15 June 2018 - 12:00am

Stop D2 Currie Street has been closed until further notice due to construction work.

Passengers using 167, 168, 235, 271, N22, W90 & W91 bus routes are directed to stop D1 Currie Street.

Affecting: 167, 168, 235, 271, 273, N22, W90, W91

Gawler rail line closures

Monday 13 July 2020 - 12:00am

A range of closures are taking place across the Gawler rail line for works on the Gawler Rail Electrification project.

These closures range from partial service closures to full line closures, as well as late night or ongoing closures - with substitute buses in place.

Further changes may occur to night or weekend closures as the AFL fixture is released to avoid impacting AFL matches at Adelaide Oval.

Check back often, as this page will be updated with upcoming closures as the information becomes available.

Affecting: GAW, GAWC, SALIS