Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is located on the banks of the iconic Yarra River in South Wharf.

Travelling by public transport


Catch any of the following trams and exit at the stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC:
  • Route 96 – St Kilda to East Brunswick
  • Route 109 – Port Melbourne to Box Hill
  • Route 12 – Victoria Gardens to St Kilda

Alternatively, catch tram number 48 or 70 and exit at the Flinders Street stop. Then take a short (25 minute) walk towards the Yarra River, across the Seafarers Bridge. For further tram timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.


Take any train that goes to Southern Cross Station. Exit at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 12 as above. For further train timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.


The SkyBus transports visitors directly from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross train station.

Bus route 237 operates from Queen Victoria Market, via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street South Wharf from Monday to Friday. Lormier Street is approximately a five minute walk to MCEC. There is also a coach pick up/drop off point at Bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf).

For further bus timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website.

Travelling by car


Please note: This car park can reach capacity early in the day during busy events.

We are expecting over 800 delegates, plus exhibitors and day visitors to the NSC, and with the rest of the convention centre fully booked out with other events, please allow additional time for parking and walking to the event.

1,060 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.

Fees (weekdays including public holidays):

0.0 – 1.0 hour $14.00
1.0 – 2.0 hour $28.00
2.0 – 3.0 hour $42.00
3.0 – 4.0 hour $56.00
Lost ticket $56.00

Earlybird rate

Monday to Friday: $17.00, enter between 6.00am – 9.00am and exit between 3.00pm – midnight. Visitors who enter or exit the carpark outside of these times will be charged the hourly casual rates specified above for the duration of their stay.

Please note – All MCEC car park patrons will be directed to car park Door 1 during overnight closure (8.00pm – 6.00am), to access the external areas of South Wharf Promenade.






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