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Transport services

The following information provides a point of reference for transport services in Maroondah and is intended as a guide only.

Train services

Metro Trains operates two main metropolitan rail lines throughout Maroondah — the Lilydale and Belgrave lines.

Information on timetables

Bus services

Bus routes operating in Maroondah and to neighbouring areas are provided by the following companies:

For Telebus services in Croydon, Chirnside Park and Mooroolbark phone 9735 3133.

Taxi services

Taxi ranks are often situated at shopping precincts or railway stations such as Eastland and Ringwood Station. Companies servicing Maroondah are:

For the elderly or those with a disability

When booking a taxi, request a driver who is known to demonstrate courtesy, and a willingness to assist if movement in and out of the vehicle is difficult.

Residents with a permanent or severe disability who cannot access public transport by themselves may seek membership to the Multi-Purpose Taxi Program, which offers concessional taxi travel. Apply through the Victorian Taxi Directorate on 1800 638 802.

Community transport

Community transport services are provided by various organisations to complement gaps in existing transport systems.

Eastern Transport Register

The Eastern Transport Register is a vehicle sharing register that operates across the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. It offers transport options for the elderly, as well as people with disabilities and their carers. Phone 9879 6972 for more information.

Red Cross Patient Transport Service

The Red Cross Patient Transport Service is a service for people who are isolated and have limited transport options to attend essential medical appointments. Phone 1800 246 850 for more information.

Public transport to Council Service Centres

City Offices Service Centre

Braeside Ave, Ringwood

  • Rail 
    Ringwood East Station, on the Lilydale Line, is about a 12 minute walk from Braeside Ave.
  • Bus services with stops within 3 minutes walk
    670 Ringwood to Lilydale

Realm

Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway (opposite Ringwood Station).

  • Belgrave and Lilydale line trains and buses travel through Ringwood Station and Bus Interchange, which is  a 5 minute walk from the Ringwood Town Square.

Civic Square Service Centre

Civic Square, Croydon

  • Rail
    Croydon Station, on the Lilydale line, is about a 10 minute walk to Civic Square.
  • Bus services with stops within 4 minutes walk
    688 Croydon to Olinda
    690 Croydon to Boronia
    737 Croydon to Monash University

A number of bus services stop at the Croydon Bus Interchange located either side of Croydon Station.

Public Transport Ombudsman

The Public Transport Ombudsman (PTO) Ltd is a free, confidential and impartial alternative dispute resolution scheme available to people who use or are affected by public passenger transport services, or related activities of public transport in Victoria.

Public Transport Ombudsman
PO Box 538, Collins Street West, Melbourne 8007
Freecall 1800 466 865
8623 2111 
enquiries@ptovic.com.au
www.ptovic.com.au

 



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