Using Adelaide Metro

Learn how to use Adelaide Metro public transport or if you already use public transport find out more about a specific topic.

Using Adelaide Metro services is simple. Follow these easy steps to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

Plan your journey
Use the Journey Planner to map out your journey before you travel. Adelaide Metro also has an extensive range of easy to use maps and timetables which let you choose the route that suits your travel needs.

Real-Time services 
Let us find you and your nearest stop or station. Check the time your bus, train or tram will arrive in real time. 

Hail the bus or wait at the correct rail service platform
Hail the bus by simply raising your arm to signal the driver to stop. Trains and trams stop at timetabled stations and platforms.

Buy the right fare
For more information on tickets, fare and concessions and how to purchase visit the Fares page.

Validate the ticket/card or pass
For information on how to validate a metroCARD visit the New to metroCARD page.

Let the driver know when you would like to alight the service
Let the driver know you’d like to get off a bus service by pressing the red ‘stop’ button. Trains and trams stop only at timetabled stations or platforms. The driver or a recorded announcement will advise of the next station prior to stopping.

Let us help you
Drop into the Adelaide Metro InfoCentre at Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, Adelaide or call us on 1300 311 108 between 7am and 8pm daily to speak to one of our friendly service staff.

For more detailed information about using Adelaide’s public transport network visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.