Getting to the show

melbourne convention and exhibition centre

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located on the banks of the Yarra River, only a short walk from Melbourne's central business district. A 20-minute drive to Melbourne Airport connects MCEC to the rest of Australia and the world - no matter what way you choose to  come, getting to Reed Gift Fairs has never been easier!

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre 

2 Claredon Street
South Wharf, VIC, 3006 | mcec.com.au

airport

From the airport

 

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.

bike

By bike

 

The City of Melbourne’s cycling network has over 135 km of on- and off-road routes. To find out about cycling lanes and routes in Melbourne visit the City of Melbourne website.

bus

By bus

 

From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

 

taxi

By taxi

 

Ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. There are two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

train

By train

 

The closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

tram

By tram

 

Tram routes 96, 109 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach MCEC. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

 

Airport Shuttle Schedule

Trip 1: Melbourne Airport to Reed Gift Fairs (MCEC) Running Saturday 3 August - Wednesday 7 August
9.00am, 11.00am, 1.00pm, 3.00pm

Trip 2: Reed Gift fairs (MCEC) to Melbourne Airport Running Saturday 3 August - Wednesday 7 August
10.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 4.00pm, 6.00pm*

*final shuttle on Wednesday 7 August is at 4.00pm

 

If you’re driving to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, there are five car parks available.

getting there

1. MELBOURNE EXHIBITION CENTRE PARKING

1060 undercover parking spaces available, managed by Wilson Parking. Entrance and exit off Normanby Road with a height restriction of 2.2 metres. Open 24 hours, seven days a week.

2. SIDDELEY STREET PARKING

Open 24 hours, seven days a week. Exclusive to Reed Gift Fairs Melbourne visitors: Get a $12 flat rate per day. Visit our customer service desk onsite to validate your ticket.

3. FREEWAY PARKING

This is a Wilson Parking car park, located at Munro Street under the Westgate Bridge. You can access this car park via Normanby Road and Munro Street.

4. SOUTH WHARF PARKING

550 open air parking spaces available, managed by Wilson Parking. Entrance off Normanby Road. Open 24 hours, seven days a week.

5. MONTAGUE STREET PARKING

This is a Care car park, located at Montague Street. You can access this car park via Munro Street followed by Montague Street.

 

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3-7 Aug 2019
MELBOURNE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE
Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

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