Trains

National Hall of Fame Race Day | Saturday 18th May 2019

Departing Southern Cross Station 

Trains will depart from Southern Cross Station (Platform No. 8) at 10:37am and then every 20 minutes until 12:57pm. All trains stop only at North Melbourne Station (Platform No. 2) and then run express to Flemington Racecourse (Platform No.1).

Departing Flemington Racecouse

Trains will depart Flemington Racecourse (Platform No.2) at 3:50pm, 4:30pm, 5:05pm, 5:30pm, 5:45pm and 6:15pm, stopping only at North Melbourne Station (Platform No.1) and Southern Cross Station (Platform No.8).

All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

National Jockeys Trust Race Day | Saturday 25th May 2019

Departing Southern Cross Station 

Trains will depart from Southern Cross Station (Platform No. 8) at 10:28am and then every 20 minutes until 12:48pm. All trains stop only at North Melbourne Station (Platform No. 2) and then run express to Flemington Racecourse (Platform No.1).

Departing Flemington Racecouse

Trains will depart Flemington Racecourse (Platform No.2) at 3:47pm, 4:27pm, 5:07pm, 5:27pm, 5:47pm and 6:15pm, stopping only at North Melbourne Station (Platform No.1) and Southern Cross Station (Platform No.8).

All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

Racedays

Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse on racedays. Flemington Racecourse-bound trains depart Flinders Street Station and/or Southern Cross Station, stopping at North Melbourne Station, then express to Flemington Racecourse.

Non-racedays

  • 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.

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

 

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. 

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

 

Parking

Public car parks
Racedays: 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 - Download the Flemington App before arriving on course find locations of bars, restaurants, entertainment, betting facilities and amenities across the racecourse.   

 

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.

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

 

Map

The Flemington Raceourse Map can be used to assist racegoers in navigating the course and locating Restaurants, Marquees and Enclosures, alternatively download the mobile app before arriving on course to access an interactive map and schedule of events. You can download that app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Helicopters

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

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

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.

When booking ferry services outside of Melbourne Cup Carnival, contact Customer Service Centre for information on how to access the racecourse.

 

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

 

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.