Melbourne Cup: Tuesday 5 November 2019

November 3, 2019

Get ready for the race that stops a nation at Flemington Racecourse!

Additional services will help you get easily to and from the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday 5 November 2019.

Make your journey hassle-free and remember to top up your myki and have it ready to use before travelling.

All services will operate to a public holiday timetable, with additional services noted below.

Gates open: 8.30am
First Race: 11:00am
Feature Race: 3:00pm
Last Race: 5.15pm

 

Metropolitan train
Getting to the Racecourse

Trains depart Flinders Street Station platforms 8 and 9, running express to Flemington Racecourse Station:

Trains depart Southern Cross Station Platform 8, stopping at North Melbourne Station Platform 2 to Flemington Racecourse Station:

Trains depart Flinders Street Station platforms 8 and 9, stopping at Southern Cross Station Platform 14, North Melbourne Station Platform 6 and Flemington Racecourse Station:

Leaving the Racecourse

Trains depart Flemington Racecourse Station stopping at North Melbourne Station, Southern Cross Station and Flinders Street Station:

Please note: The last service to depart Flemington Racecourse will be at 8.55pm from Platform 1

Footscray Station bus shuttle

Passengers for the Sunbury, Werribee and Williamstown lines can catch a one-way shuttle bus from Leonard Crescent (outside Flemington Racecourse Station) express to Footscray Station:

 

Metropolitan tram

Trams will operate to a Saturday frequency, with last tram approximately one hour earlier than usual. Route 30 trams will not operate, and there will be no Night Network services.

Getting to and from the Racecourse

Seven additional services will operate on Route 57 from Elizabeth Street to Stop 30 Epsom Road (Melbourne Showgrounds)

 

Metropolitan bus

Metropolitan buses will operate to a public holiday timetable.

Getting to and from the Racecourse

The following bus route travels close to Flemington Racecourse:

 

Regional train

Regional trains will run to a Saturday timetable.

Getting to the Racecourse
Leaving the Racecourse

 

Regional coach

Regional coaches will run to a Saturday timetable.

Getting to the Racecourse
Leaving the Racecourse

 

Source: PTV