Service updates

Find out about current and planned service updates.

Footy Express 2020

Monday 20 July 2020 - 12:00am

The 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season match between Adelaide and St Kilda will be held at Adelaide Oval, 7.20pm Monday 20 July 2020.

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

Leave the car at home and catch a FREE Don't Drink and Drive Footy Express bus, train or tram with your valid AFL game day ticket.

229/229F/229X detouring due to roadworks

Tuesday 14 July 2020 - 12:00am

229/229F/229X detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 229, 229F, 229X

#Update #bus541 services have returned to normal....

Monday 13 July 2020 - 3:50pm

Affecting: 541

Stop B1 Grote Street closed due to roadworks

Monday 13 July 2020 - 12:00am

Stop B1 Grote Street closed due to roadworks

Affecting: 202, 202F, 203F, 203, 203B, 241, 245, 248F, 251, 252, 253, 254, 262, 265, 719, 720, 720H, 721, 721F, T721X, 722, 722F, 722X, T722, N254

404 - 404R - 405 services detouring due to roadworks

Monday 13 July 2020 - 12:00am

404 - 404R - 405 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 404, 404R, 405

Quinliven Road closed due to roadworks

Friday 10 July 2020 - 12:00am

Quinliven Road closed due to roadworks

Affecting: 750, 750A, 750R

229 services detouring due to roadworks.

Friday 10 July 2020 - 12:00am

229 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 229, 229F, 229X

404 and 405 services detouring due to roadworks

Thursday 9 July 2020 - 12:00am

404 and 405 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 404, 404R, 405

The eastern lift at Tram Stop 6 South Road closed until further notice

Tuesday 7 July 2020 - 12:00am

The eastern lift at Tram Stop 6 South Road closed until further notice

Affecting: , GLNELG, FESTVL

462 services detouring due to essential service works

Monday 6 July 2020 - 12:00am

462 services detouring due to essential service works

Affecting: 462

Stop 89 Grand Boulevard closed due to concrete works

Monday 6 July 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 89 Grand Boulevard closed due to concrete works

Affecting: 747

Salisbury Interchange bus stop changes due to Gawler Line Electrification Project

Monday 6 July 2020 - 12:00am

Salisbury Interchange bus stop changes due to Gawler Line Electrification Project

Affecting: 224, 225, 400, 401, 403, 404, 405, 411, 500, 502, 900

451, 452, 461 & 462 services detouring due to roadworks

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 12:00am

451, 452, 461 & 462 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 451, 452, 461, 462

Suspended services begin to resume following COVID-19 restrictions

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 12:00am

With COVID-19 restrictions easing and an increase in the number of people visiting and travelling around the CBD and North Adelaide, the City Connector and After Midnight bus services will resume over the coming weeks, and run to the regular timetables that were in operation prior to April 4.

The free City Connector bus service through the Adelaide CBD and North Adelaide will resume from Sunday 5 July 2020.

After Midnight services, those that operate between 12am and 5am every Saturday night from the city to various locations around metropolitan Adelaide, will resume from Saturday 11 July 2020.

640 services detouring due to roadworks

Friday 3 July 2020 - 12:00am

640 services detouring due to roadworks

Affecting: 640

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.

401 detour due to road works

Thursday 18 June 2020 - 12:00am

Section of Waterloo Corner Road will be closed due to road works from 8:00 PM to 5:30 AM the following day from Thursday 18 June 2020 until further notice.

Affecting: 401

Zone C Flinders Uni Interchange closed until further notice

Thursday 18 June 2020 - 12:00am

Zone C Flinders Uni Interchange closed until further notice

Affecting: 300, 300G, 600, 601, 681, G10

Stop 14A Ilford St closed due to footpath and kerbing works

Monday 15 June 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 14A Ilford St closed due to footpath and kerbing works

Affecting: 281, W90

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

Night works on Lower North East Rd commencing 10 May 2020 until further notice.

Sunday 10 May 2020 - 12:00am

Night works on Lower North East Rd commencing 10 May 2020 until further notice.

Affecting: 556, 557

Stop 80 Anderson Walk, Stop 79H Coventry Road closed & Stop 79G Coventry Road only serviced by 451 services from 11 May till further notice.

Saturday 9 May 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 80 Anderson Walk, Stop 79H Coventry Road closed & Stop 79G Coventry Road only serviced by 451 services from 11 May till further notice.

Affecting: 451, 452, 461, 462

Stops 51 & 52 Hub Drive closed due to roadworks

Tuesday 5 May 2020 - 12:00am

Stops 51 & 52 Hub Drive closed due to roadworks

Affecting: 600, G21, G21F, G21X

Stop 4 Magill Rd closed due to footpath and building works

Thursday 23 April 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 4 Magill Rd closed due to footpath and building works

Affecting: 106, 638, H30, H33, X30

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

Stop 54 Golden Grove Road towards Golden Grove closed due to roadworks

Wednesday 19 February 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 54 Golden Grove Road towards Golden Grove closed due to roadworks

Affecting: 541, 541X, 548, G40

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

506 services detouring due to long term bridge works

Saturday 1 February 2020 - 12:00am

506 services detouring due to flooding

Affecting: 506, 506H

481 Route change for St Gabriel's School

Tuesday 28 January 2020 - 12:00am

481 Route change for St Gabriel's School

Affecting: 481

Stop 56 Golden Grove Road closed due to the Golden Grove Road upgrade

Monday 6 January 2020 - 12:00am

Stop 56 Golden Grove Road closed due to the Golden Grove Road upgrade

Affecting: 541, 541G, 541X, 548, G40, G40M

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

Paradise Park 'n' Ride car park construction

Thursday 5 December 2019 - 12:00am

Construction of the Paradise Park 'n' Ride car park will begin in December 2019. During construction, a number of the current car parks will need to be closed.

Half of the Beefacres car park will be closed from Monday 9 December until the end of 2020. Gameau Road car park will be closed from 9pm Wednesday 11 December until the end of 2020.

Please note that the Darley Road car park will remain open, and nearby on-street parking is available.

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

Stops 24A and 27 Main South Road no longer serviced by T buses

Friday 1 November 2019 - 12:00am

Bus Stop 24A and Stop 27 on Main South Road, Bedford Park will no longer be serviced by T721 and T722 buses due to the opening of the lowered roadway underneath Tonsley Boulevard, as part of the Darlington Upgrade Project.

Patrons can board 721F or 722F for an express journey to the City. Normal services 719, 720, 721, 722, 723F are also available.

Patrons are advised to board and alight T721 and T722 buses from Stop 20 South Road, which is the previous T bus stop on South Road. Alternatively patrons can board and alight at Stop 40 Panalatinga Road, Happy Valley.

Affecting: T721, T722

Stop I1 North Terrace closed due to building works

Saturday 5 October 2019 - 12:00am

Stop I1 North Terrace closed due to building works

Affecting: 106, 174, 176, 178, N178, 281, 98C, 99C, H30, H33, W90, W91, X30

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

Stop 44 Wynn Vale Drive relocated due to construction of road indent

Monday 9 September 2019 - 12:00am

Stop 44 Wynn Vale Drive relocated due to construction of road indent

Affecting: 566

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.

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

Affecting: GAW, GAWC, SALIS

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.