Smart validators have now been fitted to all trams and buses, making Adelaide Metro Tap and Pay available on board with Visa and Mastercard or smart phones/devices.
It’s all part of a network-wide ticketing upgrade that’s designed to make public transport simpler, safer and easier to use. The upgrade is happening in stages, with trains due to offer Tap and Pay tickets by late 2025.
For now, you can transfer with your Tap and Pay ticket to:
Some O-Bahn buses still have older-style validators at the centre and/or rear doors, and by the end of 2023, these will have been replaced with smart validators.
As we say hello Tap and Pay, we’re saying goodbye paper MetroTickets. Paper MetroTickets are being phased out, but the Singletrips and Daytrips that were available as paper MetroTickets are now available on a metroCARD.
Remember, different ticket types suit different needs – so check out this quick video and choose the option that’s best for you!