Getting to the Show

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is located on the banks of the iconic Yarra River in South Wharf. Within the Convention Centre lies the centrepiece – Plenary. MCEC and Plenary are easily found via Convention Centre Place next to DFO and Hilton Melbourne South Wharf. You can also walk down the Exhibition Centre Concourse from the Clarendon Street entrance.

  • Tram: Catch any of the following trams and get off at the stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC: Route 96 – St Kilda to East Brunswick. Route 109 – Port Melbourne to Box Hill. Route 12 – Victoria Gardens to St Kilda.
    Alternatively catch tram number 48 or 70 and get off at the Flinders Street stop. Then take a short walk towards the Yarra River, across the Seafarers Bridge. For further tram timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.
  • Train: Take any train that goes to Southern Cross Station. Get off at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 12 as above. For further train timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.
  • Bus: The SkyBus transports visitors directly from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross train station. Bus route 237 operates from Queen Victoria Market, via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street South Wharf from Monday to Friday. Lormier Street is approximately a five minute walk to MCEC. There is also a coach pick up/drop off point at Bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf). For further bus timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website.
  • Car: managed by Wilson Parking, there is parking available in both the MEC (accessible by Normanby road) and the DFO precinct car park. Open 24 hours, seven days a week. For more information, please visit the MCEC website.