Trains

Non-race days

  • 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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Trams

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.

Map - Download the Flemington App before arriving on course find locations of bars, restaurants, entertainment, betting facilities and amenities across the racecourse.   

 

Buses

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

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

Taxis, Uber & VHA/B/C Vehicles (limousines & hire cars)

Enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive.

A taxi rank is located near the Members Main Entrance (left of the Phar Lap Statue or drop off racegoers in Leonard Crescent via Langs Road.

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Drop Off

A designated drop off area is set up in Langs Road for private and public drop off. Please note vehicles of this nature without appropriate members’ car park parking passes will not be permitted to enter the racecourse via Epsom Road, Smithfield Road or Lynches Bridge entry. 

Members Car Park coaches

  • A bus parking area for members’ coaches/buses is provided in the wetlands, with access provided via Smithfield Road, at the Stables Drive access.
  • Coaches utilising the Members’ Car Park bus parking area will be allowed to park for the duration of the raceday.
  • Please note no coach access will be allowed through the Epsom Road Gate and Members Drive Gate.
  • Low bridges exist on Epsom Road (3.9m) and Racecourse Road (3.6m).

** No coaches will be allowed to enter the Main Entry Taxi Rank. **

Riverbank Entry coaches (Tourism & Corporate)

During the entry (morning) phase, buses and coaches utilising the Riverbank Entry are to approach from Smithfield Road through Lynch’s Bridge Gate and along the Riverside Road.

  • Passengers can be dropped off at one of 8 bus bays provided at the Riverbank Transport Interchange and then exit via the River Bank Gate to Fisher Parade.
  • Buses wishing to park all day must return via Ballarat Road and Lynch’s Bridge Gate, and enter via the designated storage area along the riverbank.
  • Please note that no passengers are to be dropped off along the Riverside Road.

During the exit (afternoon) phase, a call-up system operates for passenger pick-ups.

  • For patron safety and to ease traffic congestion, a maximum of 8 coaches at any one time will be called from the designated coach storage area to the Riverbank collection point.
  • Event and traffic management staff will assist in the control and management of the call down arrangements. It is mandatory that coach companies utilising this transport interchange have a passenger manager (or similar) to coordinate the loading of passengers during the exit phase.
  • Coaches will not be permitted to wait in the Riverbank Transport Interchange loading bays for patrons to exit the venue, patrons must be waiting in the corralling provided prior to coaches leaving the storage/holding.
Parking

Public car parks
Race days: Limited FREE parking available, enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive.

Melbourne Cup Carnival: Limited public car parking is available in the centre car park. Enter off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance.

VRC Members car parks
Members parking in the Unreserved Car Park must enter via Flemington Drive off Epsom Road. 

Reserved dining car parks
Racegoers should refer to directions provided with their bookings.

Map - 

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Helicopters

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Map - Download the Flemington App before arriving on course find locations of bars, restaurants, entertainment, betting facilities and amenities across the racecourse.   

 

Ferries  

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.

Address: Flemington Racecourse, 448 Epsom Road, Flemington VIC 3031

Contact us: For more information, phone the Customer Service Centre on 1300 727 575 or email customerservice@vrc.net.au.