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The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center is located on the banks of the Yarra River, only a short walk from Melbourne's central business district, and a 20-minute drive to Melbourne Airport connects MCEC to the rest of Australia and the world.

The MCEC was the first convention centre to have been awarded a 6 Star Green Rating. Everything from the extensive use of natural light to the recycled water system has been implemented with one thing in mind – the environment.

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne Convention Centre: 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf 3006
Exhibition Centre Entrance: 2 Clarendon St, South Wharf 3006

TRANSPORT & PARKING

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, and a 20-minute drive to Melbourne Airport connects MCEC to the rest of Australia and the world. 

Tram

Tram numbers 96, 112 and 109 travel down Spencer/Clarendon streets and stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of the MCEC. Tram numbers 48 and 70 stop at the end of Flinders Street. Walk towards the Yarra River, across the new pedestrian bridge.

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.

Train
Take the train to Southern Cross Station. Tram numbers 96, 109 and 112 travel past Southern Cross Station down Spencer/Clarendon Streets and stop opposite the MCEC.

Bus
The SkyBus transports visitors direct from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Station. MCEC is a 10 minute walk from the station or catch tram 96 which stops opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Bus route 238 operates to and from Southern Cross Station to Convention Centre Place between the hours of 10am - 3pm, Monday to Friday. The coach pick-u/drop-off point is coach bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf). Visit http://ptv.vic.gov.au for timetable information.

Taxi
For the Exhibition Centre ask driver to drop off at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.

For the Convention Centre ask driver to drop off at Convention Centre Place, next to the Hilton South Wharf Hotel.

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

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.

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.