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Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019

Thursday 14 March to Sunday 17 March 2019

Date

Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 March

Reason for service changes

Due to the Formula One Rolex Australian Grand Prix event. 

Getting to the Grand Prix

Gates 1, 2 and 3

Extra trams run between Southern Cross Station and Gates 1 and 2 on Thursday and Friday. Catch Route 12 trams for Gate 3.

On the weekend, high frequency Grand Prix shuttle trams run express between Southern Cross Station and Gates 1 and 2. Extra trams run between Southern Cross Station and Gate 3, running express between Southern Cross Station and City Road.

Gates 5, 8, 9 and 10

St Kilda Road trams run normally Thursday and Friday. Catch any tram (except Route 1) to get to your gate. High frequency Grand Prix shuttle trams run between Melbourne Central Station and Gates 5, 8, 9 and 10 via Swanston Street and St Kilda Road on the weekend. 

Tram travel to and from the Grand Prix is free for ticket holders, only valid on the day of admission. During these times, trams run to a higher than usual frequency, however they may not arrive at the scheduled time. We encourage you to plan your journey and allow extra travel time.

Tram service changes

Trams run normally during the week with extra services running for the event. During the weekend, the following service changes apply.

From first tram to 8.30pm

Route 1 and 6

Trams run in sections, with no trams between RMIT University and Stop 17 Sturt St / Southbank Boulevard or High Street near St Kilda Road. Take Grand Prix shuttle trams to connect. 

Route 3a and 16

No trams run between Melbourne University and Stop 32 Havelock St near Luna Park. Take Grand Prix Luna Park shuttle trams to connect.

Route 5, 64 and 72

No trams run between Melbourne University and Chapel Street / Dandenong Road or Commercial Road near St Kilda Road. Take Grand Prix shuttle trams to connect.

Route 12

Trams run express. Stop 124 Batman Park and Stop 124A Casino / MCEC not serviced.

Route 30

No trams between Stop 1 Spencer St and Docklands.

City Circle

Trams won't service Stop 119 Spencer St and Stop D2 Central Pier. 

From 5.30am to 8.30pm

Route 86

No trams run between Southern Cross Station and Waterfront City Docklands. Consider Route 11, 48, 70, 75 or City Circle trams.

Route 96

Buses replace trams between Bourke Street near William Street, and Cantebury Road and Fitzroy Street. No trams run in Acland Street.

From 6am to 8.30pm

Route 109

Trams run express. Stop 124 Batman Park, Stop 124A Casino / MCEC and Stop 125 Clarendon St Junction not serviced.

From 7am to 8.30pm

Route 67

No trams between Melbourne University and Stop 30 St Kilda Junction. Take Grand Prix shuttle trams to connect. 

Grand Prix service changes and event map