Route 78/79

North Richmond to Prahran (Route 78)

North Richmond to St Kilda Beach (Route 79)

Total distance - Route 78: 6.5km (25th longest), Route 79: 7.5km (24th longest)

Operated by
Glenhuntly Depot

Travel information

Route guide (PDF)

Timetables

To North Richmond (Route 78)

To Prahran (Route 78)

To North Richmond (Route 79)

To St Kilda Beach (Route 79)

Accessible stops

Stop 138 - Luna Park (Route 79 only)

For public transport information call Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007 (6am to midnight daily). A free Journey Planner is available on the PTV website.

Attractions

Church and Victoria Street - stop number 65
North Richmond terminus
Local shopping

Change here for Route 109 to Port Melbourne via Collins Street and Box Hill.

Church and Highett Streets - stop number 62
Richmond Swimming Centre.

Church Street and Bridge Road - stop number 61
Epworth Hospital
Local shopping including factory outlets and cafes
Richmond Police Station
Richmond Town Hall

Change here for:
Route 48 to Victoria Harbour via Collins Street and North Balwyn
Route 75 to Waterfront City Docklands via Flinders Street and Vermont South

Church Street and Vaucluse Road  - stop number 59
St Ignatius Church and Primary School

Church and Swan Streets - stop number 57
Local shopping, fashion and cafes

Change here for Route 70 to Waterfront City Docklands via Flinders Street and Wattle Park

East Richmond Railway Station/Church Street - stop number 56
East Richmond Railway Station

Chapel Street and Alexandra Avenue  - stop number 52
Yarra River walking and cycle paths, Melbourne High School is nearby.

Chapel Street and Toorak Road - stop number 50
Como Cinema
Gaslight Gardens
Local shopping, fashion, cafes and restaurants
Network Ten studios
South Yarra Railway Station (Frankston, Pakenham and Sandringham line)

Change here for Route 8 to Toorak and Moreland via St Kilda Road

Chapel Street, Commercial and Malvern Roads - stop number 47
Local shopping, fashion, cafes, bars and nightclubs
Prahran Market
Prahran Pool
Princess Gardens

Change here for Route 72 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and Camberwell

Chapel and Greville Streets - stop number 46
Local shopping, fashion, cafes, bars and restaurants
Prahran Railway Station (Sandringham line)
Prahran Town Hall

Chapel and High Streets - stop number 45
Local shopping, cafes and restaurants
Swinburne University of Technology - Prahran campus

Change here for Route 6 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and Glen Iris

Chapel and Maddock Streets - stop number 43
Windsor Railway Station (Sandringham line)

Chapel Street and Dandenong Road - stop number 42
Astor Theatre and Alma Park.

Change here for:
Route 5 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and Malvern via Wattletree Road
Route 64 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and East Brighton

Chapel and Redan Streets - stop number 41
St Michael's Grammar School

Chapel Street and Alma Road - stop number 40
Alma Park
Jewish Museum
Swimming Centre

Chapel and Carlisle Streets - stop number 37
Balaclava Railway Station (Sandringham line)
Local shopping, cafes and restaurants
St Kilda Town Hall and Library

Change here for:
Route 3 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and East Malvern
Route 3a to Melbourne University via St Kilda Beach and East Malvern
Route 16 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Beach and Kew via Glenferrie Road

Chapel Street and Brighton Road - stop number 36
Prahran terminus
St Kilda Botanical Gardens

Change here for Route 67 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and Carnegie via Glenhuntly Road

Route 79

Carlisle Street, Brighton and St Kilda Roads - stop number 35

Change here for Route 67 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Road and Carnegie via Glenhuntly Road

Carlisle and Barkly Streets - stop number 33
National Theatre
St Kilda Botanical Gardens

St Kilda Beach tram terminus  - stop number 138
Corner Acland and Carlisle Streets
Local shopping, cafes, restaurants and bakeries
Luna Park
Palais Theatre

Change here for:
Route 16 to Melbourne University via St Kilda Beach and Kew via Glenferrie Road
Route 96 to East Brunswick via Bourke Street

Links

City of Port Phillip
City of Stonnington
City of Yarra
Public Transport Victoria (Route 78)
Public Transport Victoria (Route 79)
Wikipedia page (Route 78)
Wikipedia page (Route 79)

Map of Routes 78 and 79

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