ALL THE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE MELBOURNE SHOW

All the things to know: Melb Show 2018

OPENING HOURS

The Royal Melbourne Show is running from 22 September – 2 October 2018.

The Show opens at 9.30am every day and closes at 9.00pm - the Pavilions including the Showbag Hall opens at 10.00am.

 

TICKETS

Tickets are already on sale and it’s cheaper to buy online in advance.

Adult tickets are $40 and a Child (5-14) is $20. You can get a family ticket for $80 which covers 2 adults, 2 children OR 1 adult, 3 children is $70.

After hours tickets

If you attend the Show after 5pm you can save 50% off the ticket price!

RACV members

RACV members can save 20% off ticket prices.

Feeling fancy?

The 2 day VIP pass could be for you. For $85 this covers two people to come on two consecutive days. You get access to VIP areas and skip the lines for some Pavilions (including the Showbag Hall!).

 

GETTING THERE

Public transport is the best way of getting to Melbourne Showgrounds for the Royal Melbourne Show, particularly travelling by train. Visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au or phone Public Transport Victoria on 1800 800 007 to plan your journey.

TRAIN TO MELBOURNE SHOWGROUNDS

  • Depart Flinders Street Station (generally platforms 8/9)
  • Stop at Southern Cross Station (generally platform 14) and North Melbourne Station (generally platform 6)
  • Travel frequently throughout the day and evening
  • Travel time is approximately 15 minutes
  • The first train will depart Flinders Street at 9:10am
  • Trains will run to Melbourne Showgrounds every 10 - 20 minutes
  • The last train to depart Melbourne Showgrounds will be at 10:30pm

TRAM

  • Catch Tram number 57 from the corner of Flinders & Elizabeth streets to Melbourne Showgrounds on Epsom Road (stop 32)
  • Travel time is approximately 25 minutes.
  • Get the Tram Tracker app for real-time tram arrival information or visit PTV website

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.

 

LOADS OF PARKING!

Parking during the Royal Melbourne Show is available at Flemington Racecourse for $25 a day. Entry to the car park is via Epsom Rd or Smithfield Rd, with access to the Show via the rail underpass. The Epsom Rd entrance is open from 8:00am-8:00pm and the Smithfield Rd entrance is open from 9:30am-1:00pm.

Using Google Maps search “Flemington Racecourse carpark” where Royal Melbourne Show carparking is available.

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

Ekka Rides
The Emporium at the Royal Shows 2018

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