travel to CIVSEC 2018

Where is MCEC and Plenary?

MCEC is located on the banks of the iconic Yarra River in South Wharf. Plenary is easily found within the Convention Centre, accessed via Convention Centre Place or a short walk down the Exhibition Centre Concourse from the Clarendon Street entrance.

CONVENTION CENTRE

Convention Centre
1 Convention Centre Place,
South Wharf, Melbourne Victoria,
Australia 3006.

EXHIBITION CENTRE

Exhibition Centre
2 Clarendon Street,
South Wharf, Melbourne Victoria,
Australia 3006.


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Travelling by public transport

BY TRAM

Catch any of the following trams and exit 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 12 – Victoria Gardens to St Kilda
Alternatively, catch tram number 48 or 70 and exit 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.

BY TRAIN

Take any train that goes to Southern Cross Station. Exit at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 12 as above. For further train timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.

BY BUS

The SkyBus transports visitors directly from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross train station.

Bus route 237 operates from Queen Victoria Market, via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street South Wharf from Monday to Friday. Lormier Street is approximately a five minute walk to MCEC. There is also a coach pick up/drop off point at Bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf).

For further bus timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website.

 

Travelling by car

DRIVING YOURSELF

Please note: This car park can reach capacity early in the day during busy events.

1,060 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.

Fees (weekdays including public holidays):

0.0 - 1.0 hour $14.00
1.0 - 2.0 hour $28.00
2.0 - 3.0 hour $42.00
3.0 - 4.0 hour $56.00
Lost ticket $56.00


Evening rate

Monday to Thursday: $16.00, enter after 6.00pm and exit before 6.00am the next day. Please note, visitors must enter and exit the carpark between these times to receive this special evening parking rate. Visitors who enter the carpark before 6.00pm or exit the carpark after 6.00am the following day will be charged the hourly casual rates specified above for the duration of their stay.

Friday: $20.00, enter after 6.00pm and exit before 6.00am the next day. Please note, visitors must enter and exit the carpark between these times to receive this special evening parking rate. Visitors who enter the carpark before 6.00pm or exit the carpark after 6.00am the following day will be charged the hourly casual rates specified above for the duration of their stay.

Weekend rate (Saturday and Sunday only):

$20.00, flat rate per exit, per day.

Earlybird rate

Monday to Friday: $17.00, enter between 6.00am - 9.00am and exit between 3.00pm - midnight. Visitors who enter or exit the carpark outside of these times will be charged the hourly casual rates specified above for the duration of their stay.

Please note - All MCEC car park patrons will be directed to car park Door 1 during overnight closure (8.00pm – 6.00am), to access the external areas of South Wharf Promenade.

 

Catch a taxi

Travelling to the Exhibition Centre?
Ask the taxi driver to drop you off at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.

Travelling to the Convention Centre?
Ask the taxi driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to the Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Wharf.

 

Car hire

You can pick up a rental car from Melbourne Airport or within Melbourne. For more information contact the companies below for current rates and pick-up/drop off points.

Avis
Within Australia: 13 63 33
Outside Australia: +61 3 9338 1800
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Hertz
Within Australia: 13 30 39
Outside Australia: +61 3 9338 4044
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Budget
Within Australia: 13 27 27
Outside Australia: +61 3 9241 6366
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Thrifty
Within Australia: 1300 36 72 27
Outside Australia: +61 3 9241 6100
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Europcar
Within Australia: 1300 13 13 90
Outside Australia: +61 3 9241 6800
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Redspot
Within Australia: 1300 66 88 10
Outside Australia: +61 2 8303 2222
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Airlines

When flying to Melbourne, you’ll arrive at Melbourne Airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport. It’s located 20km from Melbourne and caters for both international and domestic flights.

For domestic flight information you can check times, prices and availability directly with the companies below.

Qantas
Within Australia: 13 13 13
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Jetstar
Within Australia: 13 15 38
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Virgin Australia
Within Australia: 13 67 89
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Tigerair
Within Australia: +61 3 9034 3733
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