Getting There

Travel & Parking

Parking Options

Located just 7km from Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Showgrounds is easily accessible by public transport or car. Access to the show is via Gate 7, Langs Road, Ascot Vale.

Casual Parking

Melbourne Showgrounds provides limited onsite parking for events.

For the latest information on parking at Melbourne Showgrounds, please check the details for The Pet Show via the Showgrounds website prior to arrival for entry gates and parking costs.

Pedestrian Access

Pedestrian entry can be gained via Gate 1A, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale

Public Transport


Melbourne Showgrounds has its own train station that operates for selected events only. Special event train details will be made available via the Showgrounds website if available.

To plan your trip and get the latest travel information visit Public Transport Victoria

Metro Trains
First train to arrive at 09:50am (Gates to open at 10:00am)
20 minute frequency all day to Showgrounds until last train (last train to depart at 5:30pm)
Services will run to Flinders Street


Trains from Flinders Street – Southern Cross – Nth Melbourne – then express to Melbourne Showgrounds


Trains Showgrounds – express to Nth Melbourne – stop at Southern Cross and then Flinders Street Station


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

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Route 57 tram (West Maribyrnong to Elizabeth Street, City), stops at stop 32 (Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre on Epsom Road). Please listen to onboard announcements or check with your tram driver.

Yarra Trams
3 additional trams on Route 57 from Flinders Street/Elizabeth Street to Showgrounds/Epsom Road tram stop. Running from 9am until 5:30pm.

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Note - entry to The Pet Show via motor vehicle is via Gate 7, Langs Rd. Pedestrians can access the event via Gate 1A, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale. Allow plenty of time to find a park as this is a crowd related event. If in doubt, we recommend public transport as a great solution.

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