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The Melbourne Royal Show

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Event type: Public Shows
Date: Thursday 22 September 2022 - Sunday 2 October 2022
Opening Hours: 9.30am - 9pm

The Melbourne Royal Show is all new in 2022. With free admission for children 14 years and under, plus all-new attractions and events, it is a Victorian celebration like no other, guaranteed to bring bigger smiles and make more happy memories than ever before.

With so many new and exciting things to do, see and enjoy, you have never been to a Melbourne Royal Show like this before. Nowhere else can you do so much in one day with one ticket!

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Transport & Car Parking

Car & Parking

 Car parking is available at Flemington Racecourse for $25 a day. Epsom Rd carpark open 8am-8pm, Smithfield Rd carpark open 9.30am-11pm. Access to the Showgrounds is via the rail underpass.

There are plenty of great carparking options around Melbourne Showgrounds. The most efficient way to get to the Showgrounds is via public transport and Metro trains are providing additional services during the Show period.

Important information about car parking on Saturday 1 October: Please ensure you plan your transport ahead of time as parking will not be available at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday 1 October.


FROM THE WEST
Take Ballarat Rd or the Princes Hwy to Smithfield Rd to enter the Flemington Racecourse car park

FROM THE EAST
Take Brunswick Rd/Maribyrnong Rd to Epsom Rd to enter the Flemington Racecourse car park

FROM THE NORTH
Take Brunswick Rd/Maribyrnong Rd to Epsom Rd to enter the Flemington Racecourse car park

FROM THE SOUTH
Take Footscray Rd, Whitehall St, Moore St to Smithfield Rd to enter the Flemington Racecourse car park

FROM THE CITY
Take Dynon Rd, Moore St to Smithfield Rd to enter the Flemington Racecourse car park

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Arriving by Bus

  • Catch 404 service from Footscray to Moonee Ponds- to Ascot Vale Rd/ Epsom Rd
  • Catch 472 service from Williamstown to Moonee Ponds- to Langs Rd/ Epsom Rd
  • Both of these services travel regularly to Melbourne Showgrounds precinct.

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Arriving by Tram

  • Route 57 from Stop 1 Elizabeth St/Flinders St to Stop 32 Sandown/Epsom Rd. Extra trams run every day of the Show. Services start 6am Monday-Saturday, 7.36am on Sunday. Get the Tram Tracker app for real-time tram arrival information.

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Arriving by Train

  • Public transport is the best way of getting to Melbourne Showgrounds for the Melbourne Royal Show, particularly traveling by train. Visit the Metro Trains site to plan your journey.
  • Metro trains run from Flinders St Station, stopping Southern Cross and Nth Melbourne stations. Service starts 9.10am. Last train to city departs Melbourne Showgrounds at 10.30pm.

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