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Opal fare changes from 24 June

As of Monday June 24, Opal fares will increase in line with the Consumer Price Index while the weekly cap will be reduced to $50 for adults and $25 for children and concession holders.

The CPI fare adjustments will cause daily caps to increase slightly while the Senior/Pensioner Gold Opal won’t change and will remain at $2.50 for all day travel, any day of the week.

Daily and Weekly Travel caps from 24 June

  Adult Child/Youth Concession
Weekday and Saturday - current $15.80 $7.90 $7.90
Weekday and Saturday - new $16.10 $8.00 $8.00
Sunday - current $2.70 $2.70 $2.70
Sunday - new $2.80 $2.80 $2.80
Weekly - current $63.20 $31.60 $31.60
Weekly - new $50.00 $25.00 $25.00

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.