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Parking at Melbourne Park
Public Parking - Eastern Plaza Car Park (via Entrance D, Olympic Boulevard)
Parking at Melbourne Park is strongly recommended to be pre-booked. Bookings close at midnight the night before the event. Please note, drive-up spaces are limited and subject to availability.
Parking on non-event days is currently open subject to space availability and is subject to change without notice.
Only cashless payments will be accepted at the boom gates or at pay stations.
Please continue to check the bookings site for availability as dates and spaces will be released weekly.
Accessible Parking and Drop Off Areas
Accessible parking is booked through Ticketek on their Accessible Bookings Hotline: (03) 9286 1208
We recommend booking parking in advance to avoid disappointment.
Drop Off Areas
Rod Laver Arena & Margaret Court Arena
Reduced mobility guests can be dropped off in the Northern Carpark via Entrance A (Batman Avenue).
All visitors have 25 minutes to drop off or pick up guests. Please note, exceeding 25 minutes may result in parking charges.
John Cain Arena
Reduced mobility guests can be dropped off directly in front of the venue on Olympic Boulevard in the designated drop off zone.
Reduced mobility guests can be dropped off directly in front of the venue at the passenger drop-off areas at Entrance E (for Gate 5 or 7) and Entrance F (for Gate 4 or 2).
Other Parking Options
If the Eastern Plaza Car Park is sold out or unavailable, there are several other parking options available.
YARRA PARK/MCG (OPERATED BY MCC)
CITY - SECURE PARKING
All venues listed below are within 10 minutes' walk to the precinct:
CITY - WILSON PARKING
There are several meter parking options available around the Botanical Gardens and along the Yarra River.
Can I leave and re-enter if I’ve pre-booked parking?
Pre-booked parking allows for one entrance and exit per booking. If you take your car out of the car park, your spot might be given to someone else. If you need to re-enter, you’ll be charged the full drive-up amount on the day.
What should I do if I’ve booked at event rate, but the car park rate displayed is $7.50?
Enter and exit as normal, but email Banderson@mopt.vic.gov or call 9286 1575 when possible and leave your contact details. We’ll follow up with you ASAP.
What time should I make the booking for?
It’s up to you, but make sure to arrive and leave within an hour of the times you originally booked for. If you don’t, you may be charged an additional fee.
What should I do when I arrive?
Insert your card at the entry column or tap and go via the pay wave fixture. Your details will be displayed, then your card will be returned, and you’ll be able to drive through.
What should I do if my details don’t show up?
If you’ve tried to enter outside of the times shown on your booking, your details won’t show up. Speak to one of our attendants or press the help button if this happens.
What shall I do when I leave?
At the exit column, insert your card or tap and go via the pay wave fixture. Grab your card and drive through.
What should I do if I’ve booked and left the card at home?
Speak to one of our attendants or press the help button, someone will be able to help you retrieve your booking.
How can I modify my booking?
If you’ve registered online, you can log in and modify your booking.
If you’ve not got an online account, click on ‘Manage my booking’ and enter your email and booking number to change or cancel your booking.
If you no longer need your booking, you need to cancel at least 24 hours before. Full Terms and Conditions will walk you through all you need to know about your booking.
Can I book for someone else?
Yes, you can use your credit card to book and state that another card will be used when entering the car park.
Can I book for an entire season at a time?
Sorry, that’s not possible. You’ll need to book for every individual game.
Do I need to print off details about my booking?
You don’t need to, but it could be helpful if for any reason there’s a problem with your booking.