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Getting around

Train platform signs

Maroondah is serviced by various pubic and private transport companies. Transport across the municipality includes trains, buses, taxis and specialist community services.

Train services

The Lilydale and Belgrave lines are the two main metropolitan rail lines throughout Maroondah. 

Timetable information

Bus services

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

Taxi services

Companies servicing Maroondah are:

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

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 03 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 are 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, only 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
03 8623 2111 

enquiries@ptovic.com.au

Public Transport Ombudsman website

03/08/2017
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