Located in the South Wharf complex, the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is easily accessible by public transport, including train, tram and bus and is only a 5 minute walk from Southern Cross train station. Secure car parking is available and conveniently located within the MCEC precinct.
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Location: In the heart South Wharf, on the Yarra River, MCEC Melbourne is located in a prime waterfront location with access to Crown Casino, restaurants, cafes and food outlets.
Getting to MCEC by car
If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re driving in, there is an abundance of convenient secure car parking available around MCEC. Nearby options include the South Wharf Retail, Siddeley St, Freeway and Montague Street car parks.
Prefer to park onsite? Wilson Parking operates a secure underground car park at MCEC that offers a range of flexible rates. Book online before you visit to ensure you’re guaranteed a great spot.
Getting to MCEC by train
Our closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.
Getting to MCEC by tram
Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 70, 75 and the City Circle (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.
Getting to MCEC by bus
From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.
Getting to MCEC by taxi or Uber
If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance.
If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.
Getting to MCEC from the airport
When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones.
You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.
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