Public Transport & Parking

Public transport is an excellent way to access White Night Melbourne, and it will run all night, on all modes. If you plan to drive, however, be aware that there will be road closures in place, and some car parks in the central CBD will not be accessible on the night.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) is helping customers get to and from White Night by running all-night trains, trams and buses – so you won’t miss a thing!

Public transport is an excellent way to access White Night Melbourne, but please keep in mind that demand can be high during peak times. Public transport will run all night, on all modes; however, it will not be free – you will still need to top up and use your myki.

For more detailed information on public transport visit ptv.vic.gov.au.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE

METROPOLITAN TRAINS

  • From 7pm–11pm, trains will be running every 15 to 30 minutes on all lines.
  • From 11pm–3.30am, trains will be running every 30 minutes on all lines.
  • From 3.30am–6.30am, trains will be running every 60 minutes on all lines.

 
Flinders Street Station will have a one-way exit via Elizabeth Street and Southbank.

METROPOLITAN TRAMS

All routes will be running all night except for the City Circle tram and routes 78 and 82.

  • From 5pm–1am, trams will be running every 5 to 10 minutes.
  • From 1am–3am, trams will be running every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • From 3am–8.20am, trams will be running every 30 minutes.

 
Service changes apply within the White Night precincts, with stop closures in place from 5pm Saturday until 8am Sunday. For details, please see the Yarra Trams website.

METROPOLITAN BUSES

From 1.30am–6.30am, Night Buses will be running every 30 minutes.

Due to road closures, all CBD buses will operate from the West Bus Hub on Queen Street and from the East Bus Hub on Spring Street from 5pm on Saturday until 8am on Sunday. Details on which hub each bus route will depart from will be provided closer to the event.

NIGHT COACH

  • Bendigo Night Coaches will depart 1.05am and 2.05am
  • Ballarat Night Coaches will depart 1.10am and 2.10am
  • Geelong, Seymour and Traralgon Night Coaches will depart between 2am and 2.15am.

 
All Night Coach services will depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal.

HELPFUL HINTS

To plan your public transport journey, download the free PTV app for real-time travel updates.

Consider alighting at Melbourne Central Station to avoid congestion at Flinders Street Station.

On the night, please check the PTV Live travel updates page for notification of any service changes that may affect your journey to and from the event.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT ACCESSIBILITY

White Night Melbourne attendees requiring accessibility information and assistance can visit the PTV website to learn more about Accessible transport.

PARKING

Road closures will be in place for the event, and some car parks in the central CBD will not be accessible on the night. We recommend parking at the edges of the CBD and walking into the event precinct. Full details will be available closer to the date of the event.