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Getting to and from Global Table

The event is located at Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale. Enter via Gate 1 on Epsom Road.

Shuttles to the event

Shuttles will depart from the following hotels at 8:00am each morning and travel direct to the Showgrounds.

  • Novotel/Ibis Melbourne Central
  • Novotel Southwharf
  • Crown Promenade (for guests staying at Crown Towers or Crown Metropol, it’s a short walk to Crown Promenade to catch the shuttle)
Shuttles from the event

Return shuttles will depart from the Showgrounds and make stops at each hotel above. Shuttles will depart the Showgrounds at 4:00pm, 5:00pm and 6:00pm each night.

For the opening night event on Tuesday 3 August, extra shuttles will run to take guests to Meat Market, 3 Blackwood St, North Melbourne. Buses will depart the Showgrounds at 6:00pm, 6:10pm and 6:20pm and travel to the Meat Market for the event commencing at 6:30pm.

Arriving by car

Parking is available onsite at Melbourne Showgrounds for $15 per day. Access to the site is via Gate 5 on Langs Road, Ascot Vale.

Arriving by bus

Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road and Epsom Road.

Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads

Arriving by tram

Tram No. 57 (Elizabeth Street City to West Maribyrnong) stops at Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre (stop 32) on Epsom Road. From here it’s a three-minute walk to Gate 1 of Melbourne Showgrounds.

Arriving by train

Trains will not be running directly to Melbourne Showgrounds station for this event.

Take the Craigieburn line and get off at Newmarket Station. From there, catch Tram No. 57 towards  West Maribyrnong and get off at Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre (stop 32) on Epsom Road.

For further transport options, including an A-B journey planner, please visit Public Transport Victoria.


Melbourne Showgrounds is a fully accessible venue, providing inclusive access for people with disabilities to buildings and facilities, equipment, information and trained staff who can address the needs of all patrons of the venue.

Accessible features of Melbourne Showgrounds include:

  • Accessible designated car parking and drop off points
  • Clear paths from outdoor to indoor areas
  • Designated, accessible toilet facilities, with sign-posted directions
  • Wheelchair accessible seating at various locations at the venue
  • Storage space for mobility aids
  • Slip-resistant floor and ground surfaces
  • Access for assistance and guide dogs including the provision of water if required
  • Lift access to venue areas with audio information and Braille buttons