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Travel to the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix on Melbourne’s iconic public transport network.

It’s easy to travel to the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix on Melbourne’s iconic public transport network, with trains, trams and buses providing frequent services.

Plus, a ticket to the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix gives you FREE^ tram travel between the city and the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit.

For detailed train, tram and bus information, visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.


Public Transport Information

The AGPC has worked closely with public transport operators to encourage patrons attending the event to use public transport.

Changes will affect the following services during the event:

  • Tram Route 96 (St Kilda Light Rail)
    • Thursday and Friday: Additional services.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Shortened service (bus replacement service to operate from Spencer Street between 5.30 am - 8.30 pm).
  • Tram Route 12 (Clarendon Street)
    • Thursday and Friday: No change.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Express between Collins Street and Spencer Street to City Road, including additional tram services and bus replacements to supplement the current timetabled service.
  • Tram Route 16 (Fitzroy Street)
    • Thursday and Friday: No change.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Shortened service.

Alternatively, buses have been allocated to replace tram Route 96, to minimise any inconvenience.

Trains and a shuttle service will allow access to gates during the event.


Light Rail GP Express

Spencer Street (corner Collins Street) to Gates 1 and 2.

  • Thursday and Friday: Trams will run as per the usual schedule (not express). 7-8 minute intervals during peak times.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 4-5 minute intervals during peak times.


Clarendon Street GP Express

Spencer Street (corner Collins Street) to Gate 3.

  • Thursday and Friday: Trams will run as per the usual schedule (not express). 8-10 minute intervals during peak times.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 5-6 minute intervals.


St Kilda Road GP Shuttle

Swanston Street (outside Federation Square) to Gates 5, 8, 9, and 10.

  • Thursday and Friday: 3-minute intervals during peak times.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2-minute intervals during peak times.


Peak Times

  • Thursday and Friday: 8.00am-10.00am and 4.45pm-6.15pm.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am-1.30pm and 4.30pm-8.30pm.


Off-Peak Times

  • Thursday and Friday: Normal weekday timetable.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Normal Saturday timetable.

The above services are free for Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix 2022 ticket holders between the city and the circuit*.

Please note, normal tram fares apply on other tram routes that operate past the circuit. The Light Rail GP Express will operate express between Southern Cross Station (Spencer Street) and Gates 1 and 2. The Clarendon Street GP Express will not stop between Spencer Street and City Road on Saturday and Sunday (but will stop at all stops from City Road onward). For up-to-date information, download the TramTRACKER® app.


^With a Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix ticket that is valid for the day of travel.

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