Ways to plan your trip
There are various trip planning tools and resources you can use to plan your journey. Options include:
Digital trip planning tools are simple to use and have all the information available to assess your trip options. You can also use these tools to get the following information:
- real-time service information and timetables
- route maps
- accessible route options
- the ability to
- save your favourite trips for future reference
- copy and share a link to your trip plan with a friend
- print a copy of your trip plan to have a paper back up
Trip planning tools will let you know how long each proposed trip will take, what modes of transport you will be using and how many change overs are required.
Learn how to use the following digital tools featured on this site:
- The Trip Planner on this website
- Opal Travel App
- Google Maps website and digital app
Trip planning support is available on the Transport Info Line. Call 131 500, and select Option 5 to speak with a Transport worker who can walk you through the journey planning process and help you identify the best travel options for you. The Info Line is available from 6am to 10pm every day.
If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact the National Relay Service for help to make a call.
Plan with someone
If you prefer plan your journey in person, you can always ask a trusted friend or family member to assist you in planning your journey and helping you get prepared.
Identify one person who is your special support person for public transport. Keep them informed about your planned journeys and be in touch with them in transit in case of disruptions along the way.