Melbourne Cricket Ground Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Melbourne Cricket Ground Travel Guide

Home of the Melbourne Stars, Hawthorn Football Club, Collingwood Football Club and Melbourne Football Club

Last Updated: 08-19-2023

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Brunton Ave

Richmond VIC, 3002 Australia

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Seating Capacity:

Rugby & Australian Football: 100024

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About Melbourne Cricket Ground:

MCG or "The G" as it is known is the crown jewel of Australian Cricket.  As of 2020 it is the 11th largest stadium in the world and is hosts multiple clubs in both Cricket and Australian Rules Football.  The stadium first opened in 1853 and is one of the oldest stadiums we feature on!

Tour Info:

Tours are available during most days between 10 am and 3 pm.  It is highly recommended that tickets be purchased in advance on the Melbourne Cricket Ground website.

Security Screenings:

Body searches and electronic searches such as metal detectors will likely be required to gain entry.  

Bag Policy:

It does not appear there is a defined maximum bag size, but your bag is subject to search upon entry to the venue.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

Parking is available via area car parks and at nearby Yarra Park, but be prepared to walk.

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Bus Service:

The number 246 bus drops off near the grounds.  Please visit Public Transport Victoria for more information and schedules.

Rail Service:

Richmond Station and Jolimont Station are a short walk to MCG.  In addition, number 48, 70, and 75 tram stops are nearby.  Please visit Public Transport Victoria for more information and schedules.

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

Taxi service is available near the Pullman Hotel (corner of Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street), near the Rod Laver Arena on Olympic Blvd, or near the Jolimont Terrace.

Closest Major Airport: Melbourne Airport - MEL

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Rohan D.

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the HOME of sport is Australia. From hosting test match cricket and Australian Football for over 150 years to hosting the 1956 Olympics - the MCG has seen...

Posted On: 2023-12-29 03:15:43

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Ed L.

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Came to Australia for the Boxing Day Test, as a matter of fact, my whole trip was planned around the match. Days 1-3 were great, with little in the way of...

Posted On: 2023-12-28 20:56:48

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Geoff B.

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Great place to watch a game. Ever one that is a blow out like the Geelong Richmond footy game.

Posted On: 2019-06-07 05:07:07

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