Route 48

Victoria Harbour Docklands to North Balwyn

Operated by Kew Depot

Travel information

Route guide (PDF)


To Victoria Harbour Docklands

To North Balwyn

Accessible stops
This route is partly serviced by low-floor trams.  You can use tramTRACKER® to find out if any of the next three trams at your stop will be a low-floor vehicle.

Stop 51 - North Balwyn terminus
Stop 23 - Hawthorn Bridge/Bridge Road
Stop 15 - Epworth Hospital
Stop 17 - Bosisto Street/Bridge Road
Stop 8 - Parliament and Collins Street
Stop 7 - 101 Collins Street
Stop 6 - Town Hall and Collins Street
Stop 5 - Elizabeth Street and Collins Street
Stop 1 - Spencer Street and Collins Street
Stop D14 - Southern Cross Stations/Collins Street
Stop D15 - Batman's Hall/Collins Street
Stop D16 - Harbour Esplanade and Collins Street
Stop D17 - Collins Landing/Merchant Street
Stop D18 - Victoria Harbour terminus

For public transport information contact Public Transport Victoria via the website or call 1800 800 007  6am - midnight (all night Friday & Saturday). A free Journey Planner is available on the PTV website.


North Balwyn - stop number 51
Change here for bus routes 207, 285, 313 and 315

North Balwyn Shopping Centre - stop number 47
Local shopping

Wattle Avenue - stop number 46
Change here for bus routes 200, 203 and 205

Burke Road - stop number 44
Change here for bus route 548

Kew High School - stop number 43

High Street and Harp Road - stop number 39
Boroondara Police Station
Local shopping and cafes

Change here for bus routes 201, 202, 302, 548 and 624

High Street/Boroondara Cemetery - stop number 37
Kew Cemetery
Kew Cricket Ground

Kew Shopping Centre - stop number 33
Local cafés, restaurants and shopping
Kew Court House

Change here for bus routes 201, 207 and 609

Barkers Road/High Street - stop number 29 (to Victoria Harbour Docklands only)
Kew Tram Depot

Change here for Route 109 to Port Melbourne via Victoria St

Barkers Road/High Street - stop 26 (to North Balwyn only)
Change here for Route 109 to Box Hill via Whitehorse Road

Hawthorn Bridge - stop number 23
Creswick Street Reserve
Hawthorn West Primary School
Yarra Bank Reserve
Yarra River

Change here for Route 75 to Vermont South

Bridge Road and Westbank Terrace - stop number 22
Melbourne Girls' College
Rydges Hotel

Richmond Town Hall - stop number 19

Bridge Road and Church Street - stop number 18
Local shopping
Richmond Police Station

Change here for:
Route 78 to North Richmond and Balaclava

Bridge Road and Lennox Street - stop number 16
Local shopping including factory outlets and cafés

Epworth Hospital - stop number 15
Local shopping

Bridge Road and Punt Road/ Hoddle Street - stop number 14
Punt Road Oval
Richmond Railway Station
West Richmond Railway Station (Hurstbridge and South Morang lines)
Yarra Park

Change here for bus route 246

Wellington Parade and Powlett Street - stop number 12
Jolimont Railway Station (Hurstbridge and South Morang lines)
Melbourne Cricket Ground (Gates 3 and 4)
Melbourne Park
National Sports Museum
Yarra Park

Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street - stop number 11
Fitzroy Gardens
Hilton on the Park
Melbourne Cricket Ground (Gates 1 and 2)
Mercy Private Hospital

Jolimont Road - stop number 10
Fitzroy Gardens
Cooks' Cottage
Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre 

Lansdowne Street - stop number 9
Fitzroy Gardens

Change here for Route 75 to Docklands

Parliament - Stop 8
Parliament Railway Station
Kino Cinemas
The Windsor Hotel

Change here for:
Route 11 to West Preston
Route 12 to Victoria Gardens
Route 109 to Box Hill via Victoria Street

101 Collins Street - stop number 7
Change here for bus routes 350 and 605

Town Hall - stop number 6
City Square

Change here for Melbourne University trams and:
Route 1 to South Melbourne Beach and East Coburg
Route 3 to East Malvern
Route 3a to East Malvern via St Kilda (weekends only)
Route 5 to Malvern via Dandenong Road
Route 6 to Glen Iris via High Street
Route 8 to Toorak and Moreland
Route 16 to St Kilda
Route 64 to East Brighton via Dandenong Road
Route 67 to Carnegie via Glenhuntly Road
Route 72 to Camberwell via Commercial Road

Collins St/Elizabeth St - stop number 5
Block Arcade
Royal Arcade

Change here for:
Route 19 to North Coburg via Sydney Road
Route 57 to West Maribyrnong via North Melbourne
Route 59 to Airport West via Flemington Road

Queen Street - stop number 4
Change here for bus routes 200, 207, 232, 234, 235, 236, 237, 250, 251, 309, 350

William Street - stop number 3
Change here for Route 55 trams to Domain Interchange and West Coburg

Southern Cross Station - stop number 1
Southern Cross Railway Station - all metropolitan, regional and interstate train services as well as the Melbourne Coach Terminal.

Change here for:
Route 48 to Victoria Harbour Docklands
Route 75 to Vermont South via Bridge Road
Route 96 to St Kilda Beach and East Brunswick
Route 109 to Port Melbourne
Bus routes 232, 235, 237, 238 and Skybus

Southern Cross Station/Collins St - stop number D14
Southern Cross Railway Station

Batman's Hill/Collins St - stop number D15

Harbour Esplanade /Collins St - stop number D16
Docklands Park
Fox Classic Car Collection
Kangan Batman TAFE

Change here for:
Route 35 - City Circle
Route 70 to Waterfront City

Victoria Harbour Docklands - stop number D18


City of Boroondara
City of Melbourne
City of Whitehorse
City of Yarra
Public Transport Victoria
Wikipedia page

Route 48 Route Map

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