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 app 

Download the PTV iPhone app

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

  • Real-time tram information, some real-time bus information and disruption information.
  • 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.

PTV ScreenReader app for iphone

PTV has an app suitable for vision impaired customers who use an iPhone and rely on ScreenReader software.

This is a short-term release until both the PTV iPhone and Android apps are made accessible.

Download the PTV ScreenReader app

Android app 

Download the PTV Android app

The app has the following features:

  • Real-time tram information, some real-time bus information and disruption information.
  • 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.

 Please note: 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).

If the app is not functioning properly, please provide feedback via the app itself, or via our online feedback form.