Melbourne Cricket Ground
Olympic Room, Locked Bag 6
East Melbourne, 8002
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS TO MCG
There are two train stations close to the MCG. Jolimont (otherwise known as MCG Station) is north of the ground and offers a five-minute stroll through Yarra Park to the ground. From any railway station in the central business district, take the Hurstbridge or Epping lines.
The other station is Richmond on the south eastern side of the MCG. It's a slightly longer walk to the ground but you can walk past the Punt Road Oval to the Great Southern Stand side.
To get to Richmond station from the city, take any train on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Alamein, Glen Waverley, Dandenong, Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston or Sandringham lines. Advice from Public Transport Victoria for MCG patrons.
The Bus route 246 is run by National Bus Company, which links La Trobe University with Elsternwick Station in a useful service for patrons from the northern and southern suburbs. The 246 stops in Punt Road, just a punt kick from the ground.
THINGS TO DO IN MCG
Explore the inner sanctum of the MCG, walk on the hallowed arena and experience where the legends play by taking a guided MCG tour!
Gain an insight into Melbourne's sporting culture while exploring one of the world's most iconic stadiums, as you hear and go behind the scenes of the 'G.
Highlights of this must-see tour include
SPOTLIGHT ON MELBOURNE
Set on the shores of picturesque Port Phillip Bay, the southern-most city of mainland Australia is rich in aesthetics, with its beauty enhanced by the meandering Yarra River, immaculate parks and gardens, public art, classical buildings and innovative design.
Melbourne’s charm is characterised by its enchanting laneways, stunning waterfront precincts and trendy neighbourhoods, and provides an endless choice of shopping hot spots and culturally-diverse, award-winning restaurants, cafés and bars in weird and wonderful locations. There are plenty of things to do in Melbourne. Easily navigated on foot, the city’s confidence and success are infectious; whether closing a deal or relaxing with colleagues and new friends, Melbourne is the perfect destination.
- Melbourne Aquarium
- Federation Square
- Eureka Tower
- Brighton Beach
- Royal Exhibition Building
- Old Melbourne Gaol
- St. Kilda
- Melbourne Cricket Ground and Museum
- Grampians National Park
September is the beginning of spring in Melbourne. This means temperatures are starting to increase along with sunshine. The average daytime temperatures in Melbourne in September are around 16°C while high temperatures can hit peaks of 20°C on warmer days.