Seniors Card holders

South Australian residents aged 60 or older may be eligible for a Seniors Card, which offers a range of benefits including public transport concessions.

The South Australian Seniors Card with the Adelaide Metro logo in the corner is also a metroCARD. You can use it on all Adelaide Metro services and need to validate it each time you board a service or pass through barrier gates.

Free travel for South Australian Seniors Card holders is available:

  • Monday to Friday
    • midnight to 7am
    • 9:01am to 3pm
    • 7:01pm to midnight
  • all day Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

If you want to travel outside of the free times, you need to pay a concession fare. You can add credit to your metroCARD and the validators will deduct the fare when you validate your metroCARD. Learn more about how to recharge your metroCARD.

You can login to your online metroCARD account and enjoy the benefits of having a registered card using the number on your card and your email address.

You are welcome to remove your name and address from our system but we won’t be able to provide you with the full range of metroCARD management services. To discuss or change your privacy settings, call the Seniors Card Unit on 1800 819 961.

If you are having problems with your metroCARD account, please contact us.

Interstate seniors card holders

Anyone with a valid Australian state or territory seniors card can use Adelaide Metro for free for 14 days in a row, under the same time and fare rules as South Australian card holders. This excludes National Seniors Card, Seniors Business Discount Card and New Zealand SuperGold Card.

Visit one of the following locations and present your interstate seniors card to get your temporary seniors ticket:

If you need to use Adelaide Metro services outside of the free travel times, you will need to buy a concession metroCARD. Use our service finder to locate a metroCARD agent near you.

Alternatively, you can order your ticket online before you come to South Australia and we will post it to you (please allow at least 10 business days for delivery).

Order an interstate seniors 14-day free travel ticket

Other card holders

If you do not have a Seniors Card but you have an Australian Pensioner Concession Card, you are eligible for a concession fare.

International seniors are not eligible for any concessions. Find out more about discounted travel with a Visitor pass.


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