The MCEC is one of the world’s leading conference centres. Set on the banks of the iconic Yarra River, it’s just a 20-minute drive from Melbourne Airport and a short stroll to the city centre, making it extremely accessible.
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006
Transport & Hotel
From Crown Promenade and Metropol
From Hilton, South Wharf
Catch any of the following trams and get off 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 112 – West Preston to St Kilda
Alternatively catch tram number 48 or 70 and get off at the Flinders Street stop. Then take a short 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. Get off at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 112 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 238 operates to and from Southern Cross Station to Convention Place between the hours of 10.00am and 3.00pm, Monday to Friday. The coach pick up/drop off point is in ‘Bay 1’, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf).
If you’re driving to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, there are five car parks available for use.