South Australian Seniors Card members

A friendly reminder

Adelaide Metro wants all passengers to have a safe journey. Sometimes services need to stop or slow down suddenly. Please remain seated until your bus, train or tram has arrived and you can get off safely.

Free travel times

From July 1, South Australian Seniors Card members can travel for free
on Adelaide Metro buses, trains and trams – all day, every day.

From Friday, 1 July 2022, South Australian Seniors Card members can travel free on Adelaide Metro buses, trains and trams at all times. Any unused credit on SA Seniors Cards can be refunded or transferred to a different metroCARD. Find more information here

Your Seniors Card metroCARD account

Login to your metroCARD account

To access your metroCARD account to manage your Seniors Card metroCARD online, you must have opted in to having your personal details stored by Adelaide Metro. Use Seniors Card member online services to check your subscription preferences and ensure you have opted in to metroCARD.

Through your online metroCARD account, you can:

  • set up, manage or deactivate automatic recharges
  • check and manage card balances
  • check transaction histories
  • check and manage card balances if you require credit to access the Tea Tree Plaza Park ‘n’ Ride, including setting up, managing or deactivating automatic recharges
  • authorise us to give other people limited access to your account, such as your child, partner or carer. Please note they won't be able to modify your account details, cancel or remove metroCARDs from your account.

To discuss or change your privacy settings, contact the Seniors Card Unit on 1800 819 961 or seniorscard@sa.gov.au. If you are having problems with your metroCARD account or need to pay a debt, please contact Adelaide Metro.

Interstate Seniors Card members

Anyone with a valid Australian state or territory Seniors Card can use Adelaide Metro for free for 14 days in a row, during the following times:

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

A concession fare is required from 7am to 9am and 3pm to 7pm, Monday to Friday.

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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