How to get here

Parkville Campus

By Train

The closest City Loop station is Melbourne Central. From here you can catch a tram, or walk to campus.

By Tram

From Elizabeth Street: Catch tram number 19 and alight at Stop 14.

From Swanston Street: Catch tram number 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72 and alight at the Melbourne University Tram Stop (Stop 1).

By Bus

The 401 bus from North Melbourne station will be running frequently. This is a free shuttle for validated public transport ticket holders stopping at the University’s Gate 10 on Grattan Street.

On Foot

The Parkville campus is a 15 to 20 minute walk north of Melbourne’s CBD.

By Car

Limited free parking is available in the following carparks on the day:

  • University Square: Enter via Bouverie Street or Berkeley Street
  • Eastern Precinct: Enter via Cardigan Street, near the corner of Elgin Street
  • Royal Parade: Enter via Royal Parade, between Genetics Lane and Medical Road.
  • Pelham Street, between Elizabeth and Berkeley Streets, eastbound.

The following roads will be closed to vehicles on the day:

  • Grattan Street, between Royal Parade and Swanston Street
  • Swanston Street, between Grattan and Elgin Streets
  • Pelham Street, between Barry and Leicester Streets.

Southbank Campus

By Shuttle Bus

The free inter-campus shuttle bus is running all day, departing from University Square, Parkville campus and Dodds Street, Southbank campus.

By Train

The closest City Loop station is Flinders Street. From here you can catch a tram, or walk to campus.

By Tram

From Flinders Street: Catch tram number 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72 and alight at Stop 17 (Grant Street).

On Foot

The Southbank campus is a 10 minute walk south of Flinders Street Station.

By Car

There is very limited paid parking in the surrounding areas. Dodds Street will be closed between Southbank Boulevard and Grant Street.

Public Transport Ticketing and Journey Planner

Visit Public Transport Victoria for journey planning and ticketing information.

Visitors to Melbourne can purchase a myki Explorer card ($15) for one day's unlimited travel on public transport. Find out more.

The University of Melbourne campuses are not within the Free Tram Zone.

Travel Subsidies for Regional and Rural Students

If you will be travelling from regional or rural Victoria to visit Open Day, speak to your careers teacher to see if you are eligible for a travel subsidy. We’re offering partial reimbursement for V/Line tickets and charter bus subsidies for eligible schools.