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Public transport for the A-League match Melbourne City v Newcastle Jets: Saturday 12 January 2019

12 Jan 2019

Public transport is your best option as Melbourne City plays Newcastle Jets with extra services running to and from AAMI Park on Saturday 12 January 2019.

The match will start at 7.50pm and will conclude at approximately 9.40pm.

Metropolitan train icon Metropolitan train

Getting to and from AAMI Park

Passengers can catch a train to Richmond, Jolimont or Flinders Street Station and walk to AAMI Park. Refer to the City event precinct map for your best travel option.

Extra trains depart Richmond after the game ends, as follows:

  • Sandringham, departing Platform 2 at 10.05pm and 10.25pm

Passengers please note that there will be disruptions on the Frankston, Cranbourne and Pakenham, and Alamein, Belgrave, Glen Waverley and Lilydale lines that may affect their journey.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Metropolitan tram icon Metropolitan tram

Getting to and from AAMI Park

Passengers travelling from the city can board tram Route 70 to Wattle Park from Flinders Street Station to Stop 7D - AAMI Park.

Passengers using Southern Cross Station can connect with Route 48 trams on Collins Street and alight at Stop 11 Powlett Street.

Extra trams will run as a Route 70a between Flinders Street Station and Stop 7D AAMI Park.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Metropolitan bus icon Metropolitan bus

Getting to and from AAMI Park

Customers can catch the following buses close to the MCG:

  • Route 246 (please note services may terminate prior to the end of the match)

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional train icon Regional train

Getting to and from AAMI Park

Passengers travelling by regional train can alight at Southern Cross Station, change to a metropolitan train service and alight at Richmond or Flinders Street stations.

Geelong/Marshall/Waurn Ponds

Before and after the game

Normal services will operate

Ballarat/Wendouree

Before the game

Normal services will operate

After the game

  • The 11.16pm Melbourne to Wendouree service will have additional seating

Seymour

Before the game

Normal services will operate

After the game

  • An additional road coach will depart Southern Cross at 10.45pm, setting down as required between Donnybrook and Seymour.

Bendigo

Before and after the game

Road coaches replace all Bendigo, Epsom, Eaglehawk and Swan Hill trains for the entire journey. 

Traralgon

Before and after the game

Road coaches replace all Traralgon and Bairnsdale trains for the entire journey.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Regional coach icon Regional coach

Getting to and from AAMI Park

Customers arriving at Southern Cross Coach Terminal can get to AAMI Park in the following ways:

  • Change to a metropolitan train and alight at Flinders Street (Platform 12), Jolimont (Platform 9) or Richmond (Platforms 10/12) stations and walk.
  • Change to a metropolitan train (Platform 12), alight at Flinders Street Station and change to a route 70 or 70a tram and alight at Stop 7C MCG/Hisense Arena
  • Change to a Route 48 tram and alight at Stop 11 along Wellington Parade.

Plan your journey using Journey Planner.

Additional information

  • Check the Disruptions page for any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.
  • Plan your trip with the PTV Journey Planner.
  • Download the free PTV mobile apps for Android and iOS to access public transport information on the go.
  • Passengers requiring accessibility information and assistance, see Accessible transport.
  • Passengers should top up their myki before travel or 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.
  • Passengers needing further information or special assistance, call 1800 800 007.

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