Transport

Public Transport

For Public Transport options please visit the PTV website - http://ptv.vic.gov.au/

Bikes

There are plenty of Bike rack facilities at the MCG. Remember to bring a lock!

Walking

If you plan on walking to the event, please remember to review the road closure information closer to the event.

Nightrider

With thanks to PTV, all Marathon competitors will now have the option to catch the Nightrider to the start line.

The Nightrider services will operate the last inbound services along the Official inbound route and will be looking out for intending passengers at the Nightrider flagged stops along the route.

Normal Myki fares & ticketing will apply.

To view the schedule, please click here.

Parking

Parking in Yarra Park on Race Day has been confirmed.
Yarra Park will open at 5:00am through the following gates:

- Gate 3 (Near Wellington Parade South)
- Gate 5 (On Punt Road)

The parking charge will be $10.00 cash per car.
Limited spaces are available.

There are several other non-ticketed areas on Sundays but these will fill quickly from 5.30am.

Alexandra Avenue (between Swan St Bridge and Morrell Bridge)
Once you find a park, walk across Swan St Bridge and take the footbridge over the rail lines next to Rod Laver Arena. This leads directly to the MCG’s Ponsford Stand.  Allow 10 minutes walk time.

Boathouse Drive (access off Alexandra Ave)
Once you find a park, walk across Swan St Bridge and take the footbridge over the rail lines next to Rod Laver Arena. This leads directly to the MCG’s Ponsford Stand.  Allow 10 minutes walk time.

Fitzroy Gardens (Wellington Parade /Lansdowne St/Albert St/Clarendon St (city side only)
Once you find a park, walk to Wellington Parade Sth/Jolimont Terrace and use the MCG paths to the Ponsford Stand or Gate 3.

Anderson St (access off Domain Rd or Alexandra Ave)
Once you find a park, walk across Morell Bridge and take the footbridge over the rail lines next to Rod Laver Arena. This leads directly to the MCG’s Ponsford Stand.  Allow 20 minutes walk time.

Melbourne Marathon Partners