Race Day Transport Information

Flemington’s central location offers all kinds of safe and smooth transport options, to and from the racecourse, and with frequent arrivals and departures.

 

Transport Options

Trains will operate between Southern Cross Train Station and Flemington Racecourse on all race days throughout the year, unless otherwise communicated by the Victoria Racing Club or Public Transport Victoria. For further details and to view the train timetable for each race day, please visit our race day pages for the most up to date information.

From the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street catch the No. 57 West Maribyrnong tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

Please note, low-floor trams do not run on Route 57 and it is therefore recommended passengers using a mobility aid should catch the train to the racecourse.

Catch Route 472 bus from Williamstown, Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Fisher Parade. Enter Flemington Racecourse via The Elms Gate entrance.

Catch Route 404 bus from Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Smithfield Road. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Stables Drive entrance.

Taxis

Patrons are able to travel to Flemington Racecourse by taxi and will be dropped off at either The Main Gate or The Hill Gate. There are two locations where patrons can access taxis for their ride home: the Main Taxi Rank at the Main Gate, and at the Hill Gate

Rideshare

Patrons can use rideshare services to travel to Flemington and will be dropped off at either the Main Gate or the Hill Gate. There is no specific zone for patrons to access rideshare for their ride home, however it is advised that patrons should go to the Main Taxi Rank before ordering their rideshare as this provides the easiest access for all vehicles.

Allocated Annual Reserved Car Sites and Ranks 1 – 4 sites are to be accessed via Members Drive only.

The member unreserved car park starts from row 15 and is accessible from Flemington Drive only. Traffic management staff will be on hand to direct all unreserved carpark holders during race day.

View the traffic management map here.

Public parking is available and can be accessed via Flemington Drive. Event staff will be on hand to direct cars to the appropriate parking locations.

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Speak to Microflite to arrange exclusive charter from Melbourne Heliport or another location.

To secure your booking, contact Microflite on (03) 8587 9700 or enquiry@microflite.com.au, or head to www.microflite.com.au to find out more.

Ferry services for private groups operate from the city centre to Flemington along the Maribyrnong River.

For private berthing information, contact Parks Victoria on (03) 9426 4666.

Please find out more here.


Non-Race Day

  • Catch a train to Newmarket station (Craigieburn line) and then either walk (10mins) or take the No. 57 tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).
  • All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

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