There are a number of ways you can travel to the Melbourne Showgrounds. The public transport system in Melboure uses the electronic myki card, which can be purchased at newsagents, 7Eleven outlets and from customer service or ticket machines at train stations.
The Main entry will be via Gate 10C, and via the car park/ train station entries.
Epsom Road, Ascot Vale
Getting to the Showgrounds
Trains will operate from Flinders Street Station (Platform 7) to Melbourne Showgrounds stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6).
- From 9.41am to 11.41am, services will depart every 20 minutes
- From 12.21pm to 3.41pm, services will depart every 40 minutes
- From 4.01pm to 6.01pm, services will depart every 20 minutes
Leaving the Showgrounds
Trains will operate from Melbourne Showgrounds to Flinders Street Station, stopping at Southern Cross and North Melbourne.
Trains to depart
- From 10.03am to 12.03pm, services will depart every 20 minutes
- From 12.43pm to 4.03pm, services will depart every 40 minutes
- From 4.03pm to last service at 6.23pm, services will depart every 20 minutes
Due to the Metro Tunnel works, a number of train lines are affected during the weekend. Replacement Bus Services will be in use during this time so please allow for additional time for travel to and from the event.
PAKENHAM /CRANBOURNE LINE – Bus replacement from Caulfield to Flinders Street – from Saturday morning and all weekend.
SANDRINGHAM LINE – Bus replacement from Sandringham to Flinders Street – from Saturday morning until 11:00am Saturday morning.
BAINSDALE LINE – Bus replacement from Bairnsdale to Flinders Street – from Saturday morning and all weekend.
WARNAMBOOL LINE – Bus replacement from Warrnambool to Geelong – from 11:00pm on Friday and all weekend.
MERNDA LINE – Bus replacement from Epping to Thornbury – from 9:00pm on Wednesday continue until 10 April.
More info on affected services can be found here.
Plan your journey using Journey Planner.
For more information visit the PTV website.
Entry to the Showgrounds car park is via Gate 7, off Langs Road. Parking is $15.00 per day, which is paid on entry.
Customers can catch tram Route 57 from Elizabeth Street/Flinders Street (Stop 1) to Stop 32 (Epsom Road/Sandown Road) and walk approximately 200 metres to the Showgrounds entrance.