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Public transport for the Melbourne Royal Show: Thursday 22 September to Sunday 2 October 2022

22 Sep 2022

We're running extra trams and trains to get passengers to all the fun and excitement of the Melbourne Royal Show!

Plan your journey using Journey planner and check Disruptions for service changes that may affect your journey.

No car parking on Saturday 1 October 2022

Due to the races on Saturday 1 October at Flemington there will be no public parking at the Melbourne Royal Show. Public transport is the only way to get there.

Before you travel

We strongly encourage you to register your myki. With a registered myki you can protect your myki balance if the card is lost or stolen, check your travel history and manage multiple myki cards in the one account.

When travelling on public transport you must wear a fitted face mask covering your nose and mouth unless you have a lawful reason for not doing so, and ensure you wear it for your entire journey. 

Plan your journey using Journey Planner and check Disruptions for service changes that may affect your journey.

Extra Services

Extra services will run to and from the Melbourne Showgrounds on the following days:

To show you the closest modes of transport and walking times from transport hubs to and from the Showgrounds, download our Flemington precinct map:

Please check the Disruptions page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event. 

 

Thursday 22 September, Friday 23 September and Saturday 24 September 2022

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

To the Showgrounds:

The first train will depart Flinders Street Station (Platforms 10) at 9.10am, stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6) stations, then running express to Melbourne Showgrounds, arriving at 9.23am.

Train services from Flinders Street to the Showgrounds will then operate:

  • 9.10am to 5.50pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.04pm to 9.51pm: every 15 minutes

From the Showgrounds:

Train services from the Showgrounds to Flinders Street will operate:

  • 9.29am to 6.00pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.15pm to 10.30pm: every 15 minutes

The last train to depart the Showgrounds will be at 10.30pm.

Tram icon Metropolitan tram

Additional trams will operate on Route 57 from 8.30am as Route 57a between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street and Stop 32 Sandown Road/Epsom Road.

Service frequencies:

  • Public Holiday & Saturday: every 7-10 minutes

Bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472(Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

Passengers can catch buses from Footscray Station and alight at Langs Road/Showgrounds.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds / Racecourse service.

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Leaving the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from Melbourne Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Sunday 25 September 2022

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

To the Showgrounds:

The first train will depart Flinders Street Station (Platforms 10) at 9.10am, stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6) stations, then running express to Melbourne Showgrounds, arriving at 9.23am.

Train services from Flinders Street to the Showgrounds will then operate:

  • 9.10am to 5.52pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.06pm to 9.55pm: every 15 minutes

From the Showgrounds:

Train services from the Showgrounds to Flinders Street will operate:

  • 9.28am to 6.00pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.15pm to 10.30pm: every 15 minutes

The last train to depart the Showgrounds will be at 10.30pm.

Tram icon Metropolitan tram

Additional trams will operate on Route 57 from 8.30am as Route 57a between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street and Stop 32 Sandown Road/Epsom Road.

Service frequencies:

  • Sunday: every 8 minutes

Bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472(Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

Passengers can catch buses from Footscray Station and alight at Langs Road/Showgrounds.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds / Racecourse service.

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Leaving the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from Melbourne Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Monday 26 September, Tuesday 27 September, Wednesday 28 September and Thursday 29 September 2022

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

To the Showgrounds

The first train will depart Flinders Street Station (Platforms 8 and 9) at 9.11am, stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6) stations, then running express to Melbourne Showgrounds, arriving at 9.25am.

Train services from Flinders Street to Showgrounds will then operate:

  • 9.11am to 11:30am: every 10 minutes
  • 11:48am to 4:11pm: every 15 minutes
  • 4.29pm to 10.04pm: every 20 minutes

From the Showgrounds

Train services from the Showgrounds to Flinders Street will operate:

  • 9.31am to 11:52am: every 10 minutes
  • 12:11pm to 5:21pm: every 15 minutes
  • 5.50pm to 10.38pm: every 20 minutes

The last weekend train will depart the Showgrounds at 10.38pm.

Tram icon Metropolitan tram

Additional trams will operate on Route 57 from 8.30am as Route 57a between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street and Stop 32 Sandown Road/Epsom Road.

Service frequencies:

  • Weekdays: every 7-10 minutes

Bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472(Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

Passengers can catch buses from Footscray Station and alight at Langs Road/Showgrounds.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds / Racecourse service.

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Leaving the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from Melbourne Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Friday 30 September 2022

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

To the Showgrounds

The first train will depart Flinders Street Station (Platforms 8 and 9) at 9.11am, stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6) stations, then running express to Melbourne Showgrounds, arriving at 9.25am.

Train services from Flinders Street to Showgrounds will then operate:

  • 9.11am to 11:30am: every 10 minutes
  • 11:48am to 4:11pm: every 15 minutes
  • 4.29pm to 10.04pm: every 20 minutes

From the Showgrounds

Train services from the Showgrounds to Flinders Street will operate:

  • 9.31am to 11:52am: every 10 minutes
  • 12:11pm to 5:21pm: every 15 minutes
  • 5.50pm to 10.38pm: every 20 minutes

The last weekend train will depart the Showgrounds at 10.38pm.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Tram icon Metropolitan tram

Additional trams will operate on Route 57 from 8.30am as Route 57a between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street and Stop 32 Sandown Road/Epsom Road.

Service frequencies:

  • Weekdays: every 7-10 minutes

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472(Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

Passengers can catch buses from Footscray Station and alight at Langs Road/Showgrounds.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds / Racecourse service.

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Leaving the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from Melbourne Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Saturday 1 October 2022

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

To the Showgrounds:

The first train will depart Flinders Street Station (Platforms 10) at 9.10am, stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6) stations, then running express to Melbourne Showgrounds, arriving at 9.23am.

Train services from Flinders Street to the Showgrounds will then operate:

  • 9.10am to 5.50pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.04pm to 9.51pm: every 15 minutes

From the Showgrounds:

Train services from the Showgrounds to Flinders Street will operate:

  • 9.29am to 6.00pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.15pm to 10.30pm: every 15 minutes

The last train to depart the Showgrounds will be at 10.30pm.

Tram icon Metropolitan tram

Additional trams will operate on Route 57 from 8.30am as Route 57a between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street and Stop 32 Sandown Road/Epsom Road.

Service frequencies:

  • Weekdays: every 6 minutes

Bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472(Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

Passengers can catch buses from Footscray Station and alight at Langs Road/Showgrounds.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds / Racecourse service.

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Leaving the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from Melbourne Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Sunday 2 October 2022

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

To the Showgrounds:

The first train will depart Flinders Street Station (Platforms 10) at 9.10am, stopping at Southern Cross (Platform 14) and North Melbourne (Platform 6) stations, then running express to Melbourne Showgrounds, arriving at 9.23am.

Train services from Flinders Street to the Showgrounds will then operate:

  • 9.10am to 5.52pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.06pm to 9.55pm: every 15 minutes

From the Showgrounds:

Train services from the Showgrounds to Flinders Street will operate:

  • 9.28am to 6.00pm: every 10 minutes
  • 6.15pm to 10.30pm: every 15 minutes

The last train to depart the Showgrounds will be at 10.30pm.

Tram icon Metropolitan tram

Additional trams will operate on Route 57 from 8.30am as Route 57a between Stop 1 Flinders Street Station/Elizabeth Street and Stop 32 Sandown Road/Epsom Road.

Service frequencies:

  • Sunday: every 8 minutes

Bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472(Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

Passengers can catch buses from Footscray Station and alight at Langs Road/Showgrounds.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds / Racecourse service.

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Leaving the Melbourne Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from Melbourne Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey planner.

Additional information

  • Check Disruptions for any service changes that may affect your journey.
  • To plan your route, use our Journey planner.
  • Download our mobile apps for Android and iOS to get public transport information on the go.
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  • For information on tickets for children and concessions, see Children and Concessions.
  • If you need more information or special assistance, call 1800 800 007 before travelling.

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