Service updates

Find out about current and planned service updates.

Bus Stop 36 Main Rd Coromandel will be closed for approx 3 weeks.

Monday 10 August 2020 - 12:00am

Bus Stop 36 Main Rd Coromandel will be closed for approx 3 weeks.

Affecting: 601, 601A, 601B, 605

Stop 71 Old Port Wakefield Rd is closed until further notice.

Monday 10 August 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 71 Old Port Wakefield Rd is closed until further notice.

Affecting: 900

404/404R/405 services detouring due to roadworks

Monday 10 August 2020 - 12:00am

404/404R/405 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 404, 404R, 405

Sir Edwin Smith Avenue Closure Sunday 9th August 2020

Sunday 9 August 2020 - 12:00am

Sir Edwin Smith Avenue Closure Sunday 9th August 2020
Detour affecting 202-203-208 Buses 7am-3pm

Affecting: 202, 203, 208

G10 services detouring due to roadworks

Sunday 9 August 2020 - 12:00am

G10 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: G10

230, 232 and 232R route and timetable change

Saturday 8 August 2020 - 12:00am

As part of the Regency Road to Pym Street Project (R2P), the Pym Street east-west connectivity across South Road, Croydon Park will be permanently removed.

As a result, Adelaide Metro buses 230, 232 and 232R will change from Monday 10 August 2020.

Affecting: 230, 232, 232R

241 services detouring due to roadworks

Saturday 8 August 2020 - 12:00am

241 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 241

Footy Express 2020

Monday 3 August 2020 - 12:00am

Don't Drive and Drive Footy Express services are FREE!

Catch a FREE Don't Drink and Drive Footy Express bus, train or tram with your valid AFL game day ticket.

Halifax Street Closure – 98/99 Services to detour

Monday 3 August 2020 - 12:00am

Due to water main works a section of Halifax Street (between Hutt Street and Pulteney Street) will be closed from 3 August 2020 until 12 August 2020.

Affecting: 98A, 98C, 99A, 99C

Stop 33C West Lakes Blvd closed due to sewer connection works.

Monday 3 August 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 33C West Lakes Blvd closed due to sewer connection works.

Affecting: 110, 115, 117, 155, 157, 371, J7, J8

Bus services permanently re-routed from Laffer Drive due to the opening of Flinders Drive

Thursday 23 July 2020 - 12:00am

Bus services permanently re-routed from Laffer Drive due to the opening of Flinders Drive

Affecting: 101, 300, 320, 600, 601, 720H, G10

Adelaide Metro bus service changes

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 12:00am

From Sunday 5 July, minor timetable changes will be made to many Adelaide Metro bus services. These changes will improve journey times and on time running to provide better services.

Stop X1 Pulteney St closed due to building works

Thursday 2 July 2020 - 12:00am

Stop X1 Pulteney St closed due to building works

Affecting: 106, H30, H33, X30, W90, W91

Bus Network

Monday 29 June 2020 - 12:00am

On June 13, the South Australian Government announced proposed changes to the Adelaide Metro bus network for consultation.

We have listened to the feedback to date and the clear message from our valued customers has been that they want the current network to remain.

As a result, Adelaide Metro will not be proceeding with the proposed changes.

Footy Express - postponed until further notice

Saturday 13 June 2020 - 12:00am

On Saturday 13 June the Showdown will be held at Adelaide Oval at 7:10pm, with 2,000 people able to attend the match.

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Footy Express services remain postponed with no additional public transport services operating.

Free travel is not available. Normal bus, train and tram services are operating and patrons will need to use their metroCARD or purchase a ticket if travelling on public transport.

Please note that bus drivers do not accept cash and do not sell MetroTickets. Please see where you can purchase a ticket before travelling.

Adelaide Metro thanks passengers for their cooperation and understanding.

Stop 28 Sturt Road temporarily relocated due to footpath works

Friday 12 June 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 28 Sturt Road temporarily relocated due to footpath works

Affecting: 681, 720, 782, 993, 996

Say hello to some great new apps

Monday 8 June 2020 - 12:00am

To provide our customers with the best and most up to date experience in public transport apps, we've partnered with third-party app experts to enhance existing public transport apps to suit Adelaide and out public transport customers.

Public transport road map to keep South Australians safe

Friday 29 May 2020 - 12:00am

The State Government has announced a public transport road map, in response to Australia Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) advice released on Friday, 29 May, to help continue to keep South Australians safe on buses, trains and trams.

The AHPPC has developed Principles for COVID-19 Public Transport Operations to provide guidance to public transport operators and passengers to help keep them safe.

Among the measures are a trial to extend the morning and afternoon peak periods on the Gawler train line, additional marking on platforms, updated signage and posters and to accelerate the introduction of new smartphone apps to provide commuters with enhanced real-time information.

Long term night works on Lower North East Road from 22 May 2020

Friday 22 May 2020 - 12:00am

Long term night works on Lower North East Road

Affecting: 174, 178, 556, 557

Hospital staff travel FREE on public transport

Sunday 12 April 2020 - 12:00am

The State Government is providing Hospital workers FREE travel on South Australia’s public transport system during the coronavirus pandemic to support frontline hospital staff in their lifesaving work to protect the health of South Australians.

This covers doctors, nurses, administration, cleaners and other support staff. Please show your Hospital ID when boarding to take advantage of these services.

Adelaide Metro and the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure would like to thank hospital workers during these times.

Bus Stop Management Plan

Monday 6 April 2020 - 12:00am

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is seeking to improve the travel times of Adelaide Metro services for commuters by investigating the location of bus stops along key service corridors.

The Bus Stop Management Plan project includes investigating the potential location of stops and shelters that may better serve Adelaide Metro passengers, and identifying how different bus stop configurations may improve travel times whilst also maintaining good levels of accessibility.

Bus stops and shelters will be relocated, removed or indented as part of the plan. Changes are based on DPTI patronage, operational and road safety data.

Grange Road, South Road, Magill Road and The Parade will be receiving bus stop changes from 6 April 2020.

Same day metroCARD recharge now available

Tuesday 31 March 2020 - 12:00am

Customers who perform a recharge to their metroCARD online or via the InfoLine will now have their recharge available on their metroCARD within an hour of performing the recharge.

Adelaide Metro is cashless

Monday 30 March 2020 - 12:00am

Adelaide Metro staff and bus drivers will no longer accept cash to purchase tickets or add credit to metroCARDs.

This is part of our efforts to protect staff and passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 - Protecting public transport customers

Monday 16 March 2020 - 12:00am

The safety of passengers and staff remains the highest priority in the face of community concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19).

Cleaning schedules have been increased across all public transport modes and disinfectant products recommended under national health guidelines are being used.

All public transport customers and the wider South Australian community are advised to be alert to the threat of COVID-19 and adhere to health advice. If you are feeling ill with flu-like symptoms, please avoid travel on public transport.

There are no impacts to public transport services at this stage, however the South Australian Public Transport Authority (SAPTA) will act on advice from authorities to change schedules if required. SAPTA is in regular contact with national transport bodies to ensure a consistent approach is taken.

Public transport changes in response to coronavirus

Monday 16 March 2020 - 12:00am

The safety of passengers and staff remains the highest priority in the face of community concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19).
Self-isolation and social distancing measures has seen a decrease in public transport patronage.
Due to this, Adelaide Metro will be reducing selected bus services to align with passenger demand and public safety.

Stop 10 Greenhill Rd relocated due to building works

Friday 21 February 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 10 Greenhill Rd relocated due to building works

Affecting: 147, 580, 820, 821, 822, 871

Quick. Easy. Effective. Adelaide Metro journey planning by Google.

Monday 17 February 2020 - 12:00am

The Adelaide Metro website has changed how you plan your journeys.

Pomona road closure effecting 865, 866, 822

Monday 10 February 2020 - 12:00am

Pomona road closure effecting 865, 866, 822

Affecting: 865, 865S, 866, 822

271 and 273 Detour due to lane restrictions on Frome Road

Wednesday 1 January 2020 - 12:00am

271 and 273 Detour due to lane restrictions on Frome Road

Affecting: 271, 273

Temp Closure - Stop 20 Briar Rd - W90 Route

Tuesday 17 December 2019 - 12:00am

Temp Closure - Stop 20 Briar Rd - W90 Route

Affecting: W90

Tram timetable adjustments - November 2019

Sunday 3 November 2019 - 12:00am

Following the completion of the City Tram Extension, adjustments have been made to the tram timetable to respond to customer feedback and better align services with passenger patronage.

The new tram timetable will be effective from Sunday 3 November 2019.

Affecting: , GLNELG, BTANIC, FESTVL

Stop 17 Regency Rd closed

Wednesday 2 October 2019 - 12:00am

Stop 17 Regency Rd north side closed due to roadworks from Wednesday 16 October 2019 until further notice

Affecting: 300, 300C, 300G, 300H, 949

Services have Priority Seats and Allocated Spaces for passengers less able to stand

Monday 1 July 2019 - 12:00am

Adelaide Metro provides direct and easy access to priority seating on all trains and trams for passengers with a disability, who are pregnant or less able to stand. Allocated spaces are available for passengers with a mobility device.

New and improved digital stops

Tuesday 2 April 2019 - 12:00am

Public transport accessibility continues to be improved for passengers, with the further installation of digital bus and tram stops around metropolitan Adelaide in 2020.

Works for the digital bus and tram stops are close to completion with North Terrace and Elizabeth Interchange signs to be powered in July

These digital public transport stops are in addition to the installation and upgrade of 50+ digital bus and tram stops that have been completed around metropolitan Adelaide.

Birkenhead Bridge closure bus detours

Thursday 27 September 2018 - 12:00am

Due to on-going bridge works, Nelson Street, Port Adelaide including the Birkenhead bridge will be closed to all buses in both directions until further notice.

Affecting: 150, 150B, 150P, 333, N254

Stop D2 Currie Street closed - go to stop D1

Friday 15 June 2018 - 12:00am

Stop D2 Currie Street has been closed until further notice due to construction work.

Passengers using 167, 168, 235, 271, N22, W90 & W91 bus routes are directed to stop D1 Currie Street.

Affecting: 167, 168, 235, 271, 273, N22, W90, W91

Gawler rail line closures

Monday 13 July 2020 - 12:00am

A range of closures are taking place across the Gawler rail line for works on the Gawler Rail Electrification project.

These closures range from partial service closures to full line closures, as well as late night or ongoing closures - with substitute buses in place.

Further changes may occur to night or weekend closures as the AFL fixture is released to avoid impacting AFL matches at Adelaide Oval.

Check back often, as this page will be updated with upcoming closures as the information becomes available.

Affecting: GAW, GAWC, SALIS