Metropolitan buses

There are approximately 300 bus routes operating through several bus companies with a varying frequency of service range for example of servicing cross-suburban travel, CBD trips for commuters, connections to train stations, major shopping centres, and leisure and sporting venues.The bus network in Melbourne exists to provide connecting services to major activity areas, universities and the rail network. The SmartBus network operates cross-city bus services.

Number of Melbourne's bus routes have been upgraded and run 6am - 9pm Monday to Friday, 8am - 9pm Saturday and 9am - 9pm Sunday