Mobile apps

The PTV mobile apps allow you to view service times, use the journey planner and set your favourite stops throughout Victoria for faster access to public transport information on the go.

Free to download, information on each of the apps is available below:

  iPhone
  Android
  Other PTV apps

iPhone app 

Download the PTV iPhone app (link opens in a new window)

Following extensive testing and feedback from previous version releases, the app has these new and revised features:

  • Fewer touches to complete key tasks like accessing your favourites, planning your journey or viewing your Next 5 services.
  • Easy to save and access your favourite stations, stops and journeys.
  • Simple access to journey planner with immediate results.
  • Choose to integrate the app with your phone’s address book, which means that you can plan a journey to your contacts.
  • Disruptions provide a summary of the disruption and a click through to the website if you need more information. There are also links to operator Twitter feeds.
  • Transport network maps for metropolitan train and tram, V/Line and NightRider.
  • New navigation system to quickly access features via a tab menu bar and filters.
  • Context sensitive help screens on key features.
  • More opportunities to personalise the app and set your own custom preferences.
  • Real-time tram information (tramTRACKER®) shown in countdown mode and scheduled departures for train, V/Line and bus.
  • Improvements to the quality of data, especially by making the app online only.
  • Integration with Siri means you can use voice commands to plan your journey with Apple Maps.
  • Fully online – the app requires an internet connection. Offline mode is no longer available.

For useful hints and tips, see How to use the PTV iPhone app

Please note: The PTV iPhone app was designed to function on iOS 7 or higher, but will work on iOS 6.

Android app

PTV has created an Android version of its app which is now available to download for free from the Google Play store. (link opens in a new window)

The app has the following features:

  • Simple access to journey planner with immediate results.
  • Easy to save and access your favourite stations, stops and journeys.
  • New navigation system to quickly access features via a tab menu bar and filters.
  • Interactive map.
  • Context sensitive help screens on key features.
  • Opportunities to personalise the app and set your own custom preferences.
  • Disruptions provide a summary of the disruption and a click through to the website if you need more information. There are also links to operator Twitter feeds.
  • Transport network maps for metropolitan train and tram, V/Line and NightRider.
  • Real-time tram information (tramTRACKER®) shown in countdown mode and scheduled departures for train, V/Line and bus.
  • Fully online – the app requires an internet connection. Offline mode is not available.

For useful hints and tips, see How to use the PTV Android app

The PTV Android app was designed to function on Ice-Cream Sandwich (Version 4) or higher.

Other versions of the PTV app  

The following apps are no longer available for download:

  • PTV Original iPhone app
  • Metlink Classic iPhone app
  • Metlink beta app
  • Nokia app

These apps were removed because they were outdated and we no longer support them.

To access public transport information on the go, we encourage you to download the new iPhone app and Android app. Features of each app and links to download are above.

Support

Should you require any additional support, contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight daily).