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Opal fare increase from 2 July

As of 2 July, Opal fares will increase by 2.2 per cent, in line with the consumer price index (CPI).

The Senior/Pensioner Gold Opal won’t change and will remain at $2.50 for all day travel any day of the week.

The fare adjustments will also impact daily and weekly caps.

Daily and Weekly Travel caps from 2 July

  Adult Child/Youth Concession
Weekday and Saturday current $15.40 $7.70 $7.70
Weekday and Saturday new $15.80 $7.90 $7.90
Sunday current $2.60 $2.60 $2.60
Sunday new $2.70 $2.70 $2.70
Weekly current $61.60 $30.80 $30.80
Weekly new $63.20 $31.60 $31.60

What Opal benefits stay the same?

  • $2 discount for Adult Opal card holders for every transfer between modes (train, ferry, bus or light rail) as part of one journey ($1 for Child/ Youth and Concession card holders).
  • $2.50 unlimited all day travel within the Opal network for Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card holders.
  • Half price travel after eight paid journeys in a week.
  • 30 per cent discount on train fares outside peak times.
  • Fares capped daily, weekly and on Sundays.
  • The option of auto top-up, so you're always ready to travel.

Find out more about Opal benefits.