E‑bikes and E‑scooter in Melbourne

Melbourne, the city that never sleeps.

Lime operates e-bikes and e-scooters across Melbourne, with Melburnians completing over 1.2 million trips since the respective programmes began.

If our riders are heading out for a drink in the CBD with a friend, watching a sporting event, riding along the beach at St Kilda, or shopping on Chapel St, they choose Lime.

FAQ in Melbourne

  • Yes - you must be over 18 years old to ride.

  • No - you do not need a driver’s license.

  • At the moment Lime operates their e-scooters in the City of Melbourne, the City of Port Phillip and the City of Yarra, and all three also operate e-bikes plus the City of Stonnington. If your house is outside of these locations you, unfortunately, won’t be able to travel the entire way.

  • You must follow the blood alcohol content laws that apply to your driver’s license (e.g. 0 or 0.05) - if you do not have a license you must be 0.

  • By law, you must use a helmet, either your personal one or an attached Lime helmet. If you find a vehicle without a helmet and don’t have your own with you, we recommend using the app to find another vehicle nearby.

Rules of the Road in Melbourne

  • Park Properly

    Park out of pedestrian footpaths and building lines.

  • Wear an Approved Bicycle Helmet

    We’ve outfitted our e-scooters with helmets that are detachable and trackable.

  • Don’t Drink and Ride

    Best to call an Uber if you’ve had a drink.

  • Review Footpath Guidelines

    Your city determines if the footpath is an approved place to Lime, review local guidelines in your app.

  • Ride Single

    Only one person per Lime.

Take our Rider Safety Quiz and receive a discount on your next ride!

Parking in Melbourne

Park correctly to create a safe experience for everyone.

✅ Park out of pedestrian footpaths and building lines, as illustrated in the picture.

❌ Never park on the footpath, in the middle of the road or in any way that could hinder pedestrian traffic.

Lime Access in Melbourne

Lime Access is our global equity program that provides discounted rides to eligible residents. It is part of our core mission to provide sustainable transportation options to all. In Melbourne, eligible residents get 50% off rides.

Our Partner

Orange Sky Laundry

Orange Sky works to positively connect the 116,000 Australians experiencing homelessness through free mobile laundry and shower services and genuine conversation. Join our Lime Hero program and each time you ride, you'll round up the cost of your trip to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to Orange Sky. These small donations have a big impact!

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