Bayside has a great public transport network of trains and buses, and there is even a tram service in the north-east of the municipality. Together with our top-class cycling and walking amenities, getting around Bayside in a sustainable manner couldn't be easier.
Increasing our use of low-energy transport options saves us time and money, while also greatly benefitting our health and the local environment.
We are so passionate about low-carbon transport we give our staff myki cards to use when travelling for work. We even have a bicycle for staff to access for nearby meetings.
Planning your journey
The Public Transport Victoria (PTV) journey planner quickly provides the best public transport options for your trip. Simply select your origin, destination and time of travel and let the journey planner do the rest. It includes information on the train, tram or bus services, the length of time that your journey will take, including walking time between destinations.
Visit the PTV website to plan your trip or to view the timetables for metropolitan trains, buses and tram services. The Bayside travel smart map (PDF, 5.28MB) also has a range of useful information for travelling to and from the municipality.
Bayside is served by two rail lines: the Sandringham line, which extends into the northern and central parts of the municipality, and the Frankston line, which runs through and along the border with Kingston and Glen Eira council's to the east. View a map the metropolitan train network on the PTV website.
There are 16 bus services that operate in Bayside, many of which connect with train services. Go to the PTV website for more information.
The NightRider is a late night bus service that offers a safe and affordable way of getting home on a Saturday or Sunday morning. NightRider buses leave from several locations in the CBD. Passengers can use a valid myki card to travel on any of the NightRider buses. NightRider Route 970 serves Bayside and operates from Melbourne's CBD via St Kilda and Nepean Highway.
The north-east of Bayside is served by tram route 64, which operates between Hawthorn Road, Brighton East, and Melbourne University. Although route 67 operates between the City of Glen Eira and Melbourne University, it serves a small catchment of Bayside residents in the north-east of the municipality.
Bayside public transport maps
For local information about trains, buses and trams within Bayside see our TravelSmart map (PDF, 5.28MB).