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Flights

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Public Transport

Tram
Trams and trains are the most convenient ways to access Melbourne Park.

Free shuttle trams
All valid Australian Open ticket holders are able to enjoy the FREE Yarra Trams shuttle services operating on route 70 from the CBD to Rod Laver Arena and Hisense Arena. The service operates until one hour after the end of play, including twilight and night sessions.

In addition to regularly scheduled Route 70 trams, Australian Open shuttle trams will run as Route 70a from Flinders Street (Stop 4 – Elizabeth Street and Stop 5 – Swanston Street) directly to Rod Laver Arena (Stop 7B) and Hisense Arena (Stop 7C).

Australian Open shuttle trams will operate at between 3 – 5 minute frequency in peak times, and regularly throughout the day in addition to regularly scheduled Route 70 services, and will operate until one hour after the end of the last match on Rod Laver Arena every night.

A low floor accessible shuttle tram to the Australian Open will run every 15 minutes from 9am to 12am daily.

Trains

Richmond, Flinders Street and Jolimont stations are within easy walking distance to Melbourne Park. Access to the venue from Flinders Street is via the signed route through Federation Square and Birrarung Marr, on the north side of the Yarra River. To reach Melbourne Park, spectators travelling from Richmond station need to walk west along Olympic Boulevard. From Jolimont Station the venue is a short walk south through Yarra Park.

Note: the last train services depart Flinders Street Station from approximately 12:00 midnight.

Late night services
Public transport services (excluding the free shuttle service) will operate to a normal timetable during the tournament so passengers should check what time their last train, tram or bus leaves from the city.

NightRider Bus Service
An hourly service operates from the City Square in Swanston Street commencing at 12:30 am on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Buses
Bus Route 605 (Gardenvale – City via Kooyong Road) stops on Batman Avenue near Melbourne Park’s main entrance. You need a valid Myki to travel on trains, traims and buses. 

Journey planner

To plan your trip to Melbourne Park visit: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/ provided by Public Transport Victoria.

PTV Hub for public transport information - For information about travelling around Melbourne and to Melbourne Park for the tennis, visit a pop up PTV Hub located in the Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square.

Public Transport Victoria, in partnership with City of Melbourne, will operate the pop up PTV Hub every day between 9am and 6pm for the duration of the Australian Open.

You can also visit the PTV Hub at Southern Cross Station for information about travelling on the public transport network as well as access a range of ticketing services including buying and topping up your myki. The PTV Hub at Southern Cross Station is open 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday.

For train, tram or bus details call Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007 or visit http://ptv.vic.gov.au/.

 

Car Parking

Jo-WilfriedThere is NO public parking available on-site (except for a limited number of Disabled bays with bookings via Ticketek).

Pick up/drop off points for Public & Hire Cars
Pick up and drop off points are located in the designated areas on the north side of Olympic Boulevard opposite Olympic Park. A time limit applies and will be enforced.

Car Park Locations & Details

Melbourne Park - No public parking

Yarra Park - Public parking

Post-Tournament
Friday, 25 April 2014
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