Getting to the Melbourne Festival
The Festival is held at the Melbourne.Convention and Exhibition Centre, Southbank. A modern, fully air conditioned venue, located in the heart of Melbourne
Getting to the Festival couldn’t be easier: public transport is the best option with Southern Cross & Flinders Street train stations a few minutes walk away and a tram stop located on the Centre’s door step.
***Due to a number of events being held at the venue this long weekend – parking is extremely limited. We advise catching public transport where possible.***
The Centre offers limited parking underneath the venue, however it can fill up quickly.
★ There are a number of other car parks surrounding the venue, highlighted here.
★ The Siddeley Street car park, across the river, offers $12 flat rate parking on the weekend.
Further MCEC parking rates can be found here.
Public transport options
Southern Cross and Flinders Street stations are both a short walk or tram ride to the venue.
Tram route 96, 109 or 12 stop conveniently stop at the doorstep of the Centre.