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Getting to MICE 2017
Melbourne Showgrounds is located on Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, just 15 minutes drive from the CBD and 15 minutes from the Melbourne International Airport. The Showgrounds is easily accessible for all visitors.
Please visit the Public Transport Victoria website for timetable details.
Bus Route 472 runs every 20 minutes during the day from Williamstown to Moonee Ponds and stops at Flemington Racecourse. In the evening bus Route 472 runs every 40 minutes.
Route Map: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/1666
Melbourne is famous for its iconic trams and getting to the Showgrounds by tram is convenient and easy. Take Tram Route 57 (towards West Maribyrnong) from the corner of Elizabeth and Flinders street (Stop 1) to Melbourne Showgrounds (Stop 33).
Route Map: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/887
Road access is just 15 minutes from the CBD via Flemington and Racecourse Roads, or off CityLink at Racecourse Road. Ample parking is available on-site at Melbourne Showgrounds. Parking fees apply.
A taxi to the Showgrounds from the CBD should only take around 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank (for pickups and drop offs) located just outside the Showgrounds main entrance in Epsom Road, Ascot Vale. Bookings can be made by calling 13CABS (13 2227).
Overseas visitors please visit the Department of Immigration website at www.immi.gov.au for important travel information. Residents from many countries require a visa to enter Australia. Please ensure you allow enough time for your application to be processed. Refer to the forms below for more information on applying for a visa.
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