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List of Melbourne bus routes
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List of Melbourne bus routes

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This is a list of the numerous bus routes in Melbourne, Australia. They are organized by route number and by bus company.

Unlike Melbourne's train and tram networks, which are operated by one company each, Melbourne's bus network is operated by many, often local, companies.

All but three of these companies are fully funded subcontractors to the State Government (the exceptions being Skybus, National and Melbourne Bus Link, which derive varying proportions of their income from the fare revenue collected on board).

The subcontracted companies operate on a fee for service basis, where the State Government pays the full cost, and all revenue collected is returned to the Government. While there is no good reason for the bus network to not be integrated with the rest of the Public Transport system under this arrangement, which might allow it to form a useful role in the movement of people around Melbourne, the complete absence of political inertia has left Melbourne's bus network a total shambles that serves very few people and as a result, carries very few people.

Most routes are best ignored as they serve no useful purpose. The average Melbourne bus route operates every 50 minutes, stops at 6.40pm weekdays, might operate Saturday mornings, probably does not run Saturday afternoon, almost certainly does not run Sundays, and when it does operate, it is odd to see more than three people on board, save for a few routes that have superior service levels or service a large captive market.

Many services run with only the driver aboard. For operators on the above financial arrangement, this is the ideal situation, as cleaning and fuel costs are much lower when no passengers are carried.

For detailed travel information, do not rely solely on this page; please refer to the Metlink website, or the appropriate bus company website.

Table of contents
1 By Route Number
2 By Bus Company
3 See also

By Route Number

200-299

300-399

400-499

500-599

600-699

700-799

800-899

900-999

School buses

NightRider

By Bus Company

Bell Transit

513, 517
http://www.bellstbus.com.au/

Broadmeadows Coaches

530, 531, 532
http://www.buslines.com.au/broadmeadows/

Cardinia Transit

826, 827, 828, 840, 841, 842
http://www.buslines.com.au/cardinia/

Cranbourne Transit

789, 790, 791, 795, 796, 797, 799, 892, 893, 894, 895
http://www.buslines.com.au/cranbournetransit/

Driver Bus Lines

612, 623, 624, 627
http://www.buslines.com.au/driver/

Dyson's Bus Services

508, 520, 562, 563, 564, 565, 566, 567, 568, 570
http://www.buslines.com.au/dysons/

Eastrans

605, 630
http://www.kefford.com.au/keff_eastrans.htm

Grenda's Bus Services

802, 804, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 826, 827, 828, 831, 832, 839, 843, 844, 845, 848, 849, 850, 857, 861, 862, 888, 889
http://www.buslines.com.au/grenda/

Hope Street Bus Lines

509
No website; possibly defunct; info at
http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~kc3302/hopestreet.htm

InvictaBus

663, 664, 665, 670, 671, 671a, 672, 679, 680, 693
http://www.invictabus.com.au/

Ivanhoe Bus Company

526, 527, 547, 548, 549, 550, 551
http://www.buslines.com.au/ivanhoe/

Kastoria Bus Lines

475, 476, 501
http://www.kastoria.com.au/

Martyrs Bus Service

683
http://www.martyrs.com.au/

Melbourne Bus Link

215, 216, 219, 220, 223, 232, 600
http://www.melbbuslink.com.au/

McKenzie's Tourist Services

684, 685, 686, 687
http://www.mckenzies.com.au/buslinks.html

Moonee Valley Bus Lines

503, 506
No website; possibly defunct; info at
http://homepages.ihug.com.au/~kc3302/mooneev.htm

Moorabbin Transit

631, 705, 708, 811, 812, 820, 821, 822, 823, 824, 825, 826, 827, 828
http://www.buslines.com.au/moorabbin/

Moreland Buslines

510, 512
http://www.morelandtravel.com.au/

NationalBus

200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 207, 235, 236, 237, 246, 250, 251, 253, 270, 271, 273, 279, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 289, 291, 293, 295, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 313, 315, 316, 350, 364, 365, 366, 367
http://www.nationalbus.com.au/

Northern Bus Lines

504, 534, 536, 538, 540, 541, 542
http://www.roadrunnertravel.com.au/

Panorama Coaches

578, 579, 581, 582
http://www.buslines.com.au/panorama/

Peninsula Bus Lines

779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784
http://www.buslines.com.au/peninsula/

Portsea Passenger Service

788
http://www.buslines.com.au/portsea/

Reservoir / East West Bus Company

525, 552, 553, 554, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 570, 571
http://www.reservoirbus.com.au/

RyansBus

465, 467, 468
http://www.ryansbus.com.au/

Sita Bus Lines Australia

402, 404, 429, 430, 432, 451, 454, 456, 457, 458, 471, 472
http://www.sitabus.com.au/

Sunbury Bus Service

481, 483, 485, 486, 487
http://www.buslines.com.au/sunbury/

Tullamarine Bus Lines

477, 478, 479, 484, 500
http://www.tullamarinebus.com.au/

US Bus Lines

694, 695, 697, 698, 699
http://www.usbus.com.au/

Ventura Bus Lines

700, 701, 703, 704, 732, 733, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 740, 742, 745, 753, 754, 755, 757, 758, 765, 767
http://www.venturabus.com.au/

Ventura Mount Dandy Bus

688, 689, 690
http://www.mountdandybus.com.au/

Westrans

406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411, 412, 414, 415, 418, 419, 421, 422, 423, 424, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 606
http://www.kefford.com.au/

See also