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Public transport for the Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow: Friday 22 February to Sunday 24 February 2019

22 Feb 2019

Love the outdoors? The Victorian Caravan, Camping and Touring Supershow is rolling into town this month. To help you enjoy the event, PTV is running extra trains to get patrons to and from the show at Melbourne Showgrounds, from Friday 22 February to Sunday 24 February only.

Please check the Disruption page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

Friday 22 February:

Getting to the Showgrounds

Trains depart Flinders Street Station Platforms 7/8/9 stopping at Southern Cross Station Platform 14, North Melbourne Station Platform 6 and Showgrounds Station:

  • 9.08am to 3.42pm, every 30 to 40 minutes

Then, trains depart Flinders Street Station platforms 4 and 5 and run express to Showgrounds Station:

  • 6.33pm to 8.04pm, every 20 to 30 minutes

Leaving the Showgrounds

Trains depart Showgrounds Station running express to Flinders Street Station:

  • 9.27am to 1.03pm, every 30 minutes

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

  • 1.43pm to 3.22pm, every 30 to 40 minutes
  • 6.55pm to 8.10pm, every 20 to 30 minutes

Saturday 23 February:

Getting to the Showgrounds

Trains depart Flinders Street Station Platform 5 stopping at Southern Cross Station Platform 11, North Melbourne Station Platform 2 and Showgrounds Station:

  • 9.16am to 11.16am, every 20 minutes
  • 11.36am to 4.56pm, every 10 minutes
  • 5.16pm to 7.41pm, every 20 minutes

Leaving the Showgrounds

Trains depart Showgrounds Station stopping at North Melbourne Station and run through the City Loop to Flinders Street Station:

  • 9.38am to 11.37am, every 20 minutes
  • 11.58am to 6.17pm, every 10 minutes
  • 6.43pm to 7.47pm, every 20 minutes

Sunday 24 February:

Getting to the Showgrounds

Trains depart Flinders Street Station Platform 5 stopping at Southern Cross Station Platform 11, North Melbourne Station Platform 2 and Showgrounds Station:

  • 9.12am
  • Then, 9.49am to 5.10pm, every 20 minutes

Leaving the Showgrounds

Trains depart Showgrounds Station stopping at North Melbourne Station and run through the City Loop to Flinders Street Station:

  • 9.49am to 5.09pm, every 20 minutes

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Metropolitan tram icon Metropolitan tram

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

Passengers can catch a Route 57 tram, alighting at Stop 32 Epsom Road/Sandown Road

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Metropolitan bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from the Showgrounds

The following bus route travels close to the Showgrounds:

  • Route 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds via Footscray)

    Alight at the following stop - Langs Road/RAS Showgrounds (Ascot Vale). 

    Please be advised that services may terminate prior to the end of the event. 

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to the Showgrounds

Passengers arriving at North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations are advised to change trains and catch a metropolitan Showgrounds service.

Friday 22 February

  • Arriving at Southern Cross Station, change to Platform 14 and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds service
  • Arriving at North Melbourne Station, change to Platform 6 and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds service

Saturday 23 February and Sunday 24 February

  • Arriving at Southern Cross Station, change to Platform 11 and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds service
  • Arriving at North Melbourne Station, change to Platform 2 and catch a Melbourne Showgrounds service

Refer to the Metropolitan trains section above for service times and platform information.

Leaving the Showgrounds

Passengers are advised to catch any train from the Showgrounds and alight at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations and change to a regional train.

Refer to the Metropolitan train section above for service times.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Additional information 

  • Please check the Disruptions page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.
  • To plan your route, please utilise the PTV Journey planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS and access public transport information on the go.
  • Customers requiring accessibility information and assistance, see Accessible transport.
  • Customers are advised to top up prior to travelling or to set auto top up so that you never need to top up again. For more information, see top up your myki.
  • For information on ticketing for children and concessions, see Children and Concessions.
  • Customers needing further information or special assistance, please call 1800 800 007 prior to travelling.

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