Located just 7km from Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Showgrounds is easily accessible by public transport or car.
Please note: we are finalising car parking and express train optiuons to hte Festival, we will annoucne further details on these options closer to the Festival.
Address: Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale VIC 3032. See Google map.
Melbourne Showgrounds provides limited onsite parking for events. Please check the details of your event via the event calendar prior to arrival for entry gates and parking costs.
Please note some of these options will book out on selected days – so book early (within one month of the festival) to avoid disappointment.
By Public Transport
Please see details below and we recommend you also visit the Public Transport Victoria for the most up-to-date information on transport advice on the day. You can also plan your trip using the Journey Planner.
Arriving by Bus
Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road.
Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads.
Arriving by Tram
Route 57 tram (West Maribyrnong to Elizabeth Street, City), stops at stop 32 (Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre on Epsom Road). Please note that the previously serviced stop 33 is no longer in use. Please listen to onboard announcements or check with your tram driver.
Arriving by Train
Melbourne Showgrounds has its own train station that operates for selected events only. Special event train details will be made available on the event calendar when required.
For further transport options including an A-B journey planner, please visit Public Transport Victoria.
By Taxi or Ride Share
To get to the Melbourne Showgrounds, ask your taxi or ride share (e.g., Uber) driver to drop you off at Main entrance on Epsom Road.
There are accessible toilets, ramps and lifts throughout the venue, including lift access from the car parks. If you’d like to hire a wheelchair from the Melbourne Showgrounds, call their Customer Service team on
For further details visit the Melbourne Showgrounds website.