TransportMe branded “Student Free Pass”

Student Free Pass Usage:

  • Provides free bus travel from “Home to School” and “School to Home” ONLY.
  • CANNOT be used on Weekends, School Holidays or for general travel.
  • Must have the YEAR printed on it and it must not be out of date. If the card is out of date a standard student cash fare of $1.80 will be charged.

A “Student Free Pass” can be obtained through any “Service Tasmania” outlet or Online at the Tasmanian Transport Departments website links below.

To be eligible for a “Student Free Pass” you must be on some form of Centrelink benefit.  Check Eligibility Guidelines link first.

Make sure you put Merseylink as the Bus Operator on the application form.

The resources listed above link directly to the Tasmanian Government’s Department of State Growth – Passenger Transport division.  As such Merseylink take no responsibility for your forms submission or processing.  If you have had issues with these online forms, then please ring “Passenger Transport Services” on (03) 6166-3333

Merseylink branded “Student Bus Pass”

Merseylink branded Free Passes require the same conditions or use as listed above for the TransportMe Free pass.

NOTE: Merseylink branded Free Passes will be discontinued and replaced on April 2021.

Metro”Student Bus Pass”

Free Greencard Usage:

  • Provides free bus travel from “Home to School” and “School to Home” ONLY.
  • CANNOT be used on Weekends, School Holidays or for general travel.
  • Must have the YEAR printed on it and it must not be out of date. If the card is out of date a standard student cash fare of $1.80 will be charged.
  • If the Greencard does not have the year printed on it(regular Greencard with student marked on it), then it is treated as a student ID and will entitle the student to a regular student/child fare of $1.80 per journey.