Public Transport Victoria (PTV) website
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) usually run extra trains and trams to Melbourne Showgrounds to help university students get to and from their exams. Timetables are updated on the PTV website around the time of exams.
Use the PTV Journey planner to make sure you can arrive at the venue in plenty of time.
- Bus 472 stops opposite the Showgrounds at Gate 5. You will have an approximately five minute walk to the exam buildings.
- Route 57 tram - you will need to disembark at Stop 32 (opposite Coles). You will have an approximately three minute walk to Gate 1 at the Showgrounds.
[During events with large crowds at Melbourne Showgrounds, Yarra Trams closes Stop 33 Melbourne Showgrounds due to safety reasons. Stop 33 is directly opposite Gate 1 of the Melbourne Showgrounds. Do not wait there to leave exams as the stop will be closed]
- Route 82 tram stops at the intersection of Maribyrnong Road and Union Road (Ascot Vale). You will have an approximately 15 minute walk to the Showgrounds.
Additional train services
Check the additional services timetable (when updated on the PTV website) or plan your journey using PTV Journey Planner.
A fee of $15 applies for parking at the Showgrounds - you need to pay in cash at the gate. You should plan to arrive at your exam at least one hour before it starts, as traffic delays may occur.
Entry to the showgrounds is via Gate 7, located in Leonard Crescent, off Langs Road.
All pedestrian access to the showgrounds is via Gate 4, located in Langs Road.