It’s easy to travel to the 2017 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix on Melbourne’s iconic public transport network with trains, trams and buses providing frequent services. For detailed train, tram and bus information visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007 (6am to midnight daily).

If using any other public transport service besides the free shuttle trams, patrons must buy a valid Myki ticket for travel. Tickets are available from the Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square, Premium Stations, retail outlets and Myki ticket machines at train stations.

Getting to and from the 2017 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

Download the 2017 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix Transport Guide here or view below.

Trams

Free trams for 2017 Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix ticket holders operate between the city and the circuit on all four days of the event for GP ticket holders. There are three different tram routes servicing all gates at the circuit.

Light Rail GP Express
Spencer Street (Corner Collins Street) to Gates 1 & 2

  • Thursday: Trams will run as per usual schedule.
  • Friday: Peak Times: 2-3 minute intervals.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Peak Times: 1-2 minute intervals.

Clarendon Street GP Express
Spencer Street (Corner Collins Street) to Gates 3

  • Thursday & Friday: Trams will run as per usual schedule (not express).
  • Saturday & Sunday: 2-4 minute intervals.

St Kilda Road GP Shuttle
Swanston Street (outside Federation Square) to Gates 5, 8, 9, & 10

  • Thursday: Trams will run as per usual schedule.
  • Friday: Peak Times: 2-3 minute intervals.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Peak Times: 1 minute intervals.

NOTE: Normal tram fares apply on other tram routes that operate past the Circuit. The Light Rail GP Express and Clarendon Street GP Express will run express between Spencer Street and Gates 1 & 2. The Clarendon GP Express will not stop between Spencer Street and City Road on Saturday and Sunday (but will stop at all stops from City Rd onward). Please be aware that all tram running times are subject to change.

Bus

Metropolitan Bus Service

Some bus services will take you to bus stops close to the Circuit, whilst other services will take you to the City, where you can catch the tram services to the Circuit (free tram for GP ticket holders). If using any other public transport service besides the free shuttle trams, patrons must buy a valid ticket for travel.

For more maps and timetables visit the Public Transport Victoria website: www.ptv.vic.gov.au

 

SkyBus

For the first time, SkyBus will be operating a bus service directly between the airport and the Grand Prix circuit along with surrounding stops in St Kilda. Patrons can simply purchase a SkyBus ticket at skybus.com.au or at any SkyBus ticketing booth to travel to and from the airport in the quickest and cheapest way possible.

Patrons attending the event over multiple days who have purchased a SkyBus ticket can also benefit from hopping on and off the Skybus between St Kilda and the circuit for FREE! For further details contact SkyBus on 1300 759 287.    

 

Car

The best thing to do is leave the car at home! Park in one of the 70,000 car spaces in the City and catch the FREE GP EXPRESS TRAM SERVICES to the Circuit.

NO PUBLIC PARKING AT THE CIRCUIT.

Restricted Parking
Grand Prix Patrons (non residents) will NOT be permitted to park close to Albert Park. Special Permits will be required to enter selected residential areas near the Grand Prix Circuit. ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLES WILL BE SUBJECT TO HEAVY FINES AND/OR TOWAWAYS. Access will be maintained to local shops and businesses. Businesses will be trading as usual for the four days of the event.  Please refer to the Community Page for more information on the Local Access Zone and other community related information.  

Uber

We’re proud to announce Uber as the ride-share service of the #AusGP. New to Uber? Get $20 off your first ride using the promocode ‘AUSGP’. The Drinkwise UberZONE will be situated at Gate 1 on Canterbury Rd. There will also be allocated drop off and pick up areas at gates 2,3,5 & 10. Find out more at t.uber.com/AGP

Patrons may wish to travel to and from the Grand Prix circuit in the convenience and comfortability of an Uber. Patrons can simply order an Uber through their own smart phone device to take advantage of the Grand Prix Uber experience tailored specifically for Grand Prix patrons. Uber ranks are located at Gates 1 and 2 (along Canterbury Rd), Gates 3 and 5 (along Albert Rd) and Gate 10 (along Fitzroy St).  

Taxi

DROP OFF & PICK UP: Gates 1 and 2 (on Canterbury Rd), gate 8 (on St Kilda Road) & gate 10 (on Fitzroy Street). For further information please visit Victorian Taxi Association website: victaxi.com.au.

Helicopter

Travel to the Grand Prix in style by helicopter! For charter prices please call Professional Helicopter Services on (03) 9580 7433.

Professional Helicopter Services Grand Prix Transfers:

Melbourne City Helipad to the F1 Grand Prix

  • One way transfer deal, per person - $165.00
  • Return transfer deal, per person - $300.00

Moorabbin Airport to the F1 Grand Prix

  • One way transfer, per person - $250.00
  • One way transfer deal, group of 4 or more, per person - $200.00
  • Return transfer, per person - $500.00
  • Return transfer deal, group of 4 or more, per person - $400.00

Avalon Airport to Albert Park

  • One way transfer deal, up to 5 passengers - $2,200.00

Helicopter Joyflights around the F1 Grand Prix

  • Two laps around the circuit, per person - $90.00

Pick ups from other locations

  • Please call Professional Helicopter Services for a quote – 03 9580 7433

 

Private helicopters can land at the Grand Prix at the designated Helipad adjacent to Gate 10. Landing fees apply and registration/insurance declaration forms must be provided to Professional Helicopter Services prior to the event. Forms can be found here

Disability Services 

People with a disability have access to a FREE internal shuttle bus for the duration of the weekend. For more information please phone Australian Grand Prix Corporation on (03) 9258 7100.

The free internal shuttle service operates on all days of the event. Bookings are essential and can be completed from Monday 20th March 2017.

For more information on Disability Services please click here.

 

Download the 2017 Circuit Map

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