Department of Health

Train platforms and bus and tram shelters: smoke-free and vape-free

Key messages

  • Smoke-free zones on public transport have been extended to cover all areas of train stations and raised-platform tram stops.
  • Smoking is also prohibited in bus and tram shelters and on all trains, trams and buses.
  • For more information please visit the Public Transport Victoria website.

Smoking is prohibited in all areas of train stations, raised-platform tram stops and bus shelters across Victoria’s public transport network.

Under the ban, a fine of $212 for adults and $72 for children may be levied for smoking in any of the following areas:

  • all areas of train stations
  • tram shelters and raised-platform tram stops
  • bus shelters
  • on trains, trams and buses.

More information about smoking bans on public transport is available from the Public Transport Victoria website.

Reviewed 01 December 2022


Contact us

Tobacco Control Section Department of Health GPO Box 4057, Melbourne, VIC 3001

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