Marvel Stadium Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Marvel Stadium Travel Guide

Home of the Essendon Football Club, Carlton Football Club, St Kilda Football Club and Western Bulldogs

Last Updated: 08-19-2023

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740 Bourke St

Docklands VIC, 3008 Australia

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Seating Capacity:

Australian Football: 53359

Rugby: 47000

Event Tickets:

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Stadium Information

About Marvel Stadium:

Also known as Docklands Stadium, this Melbourne based retractable roof stadium hosts Australian Football and Rugby competitions for several clubs!  The stadium was originally built as the central piece to the revival of the Melbourne Docklands area and also be a more central location for sports and other large events.

Tour Info:

Tours are available Monday-Friday at 11 pm, 1 pm, and 3 pm with no 3 pm tour on game days.  This one hour guided tour walks you through the facility, changing rooms, coaches room, and through the tunnel giving you a close-up view of one of Australia's premier sporting venues.  Tickets can be purchased through the stadium website:

Security Screenings:

Typical security protocol is used including metal detectors, pat-down searches, and bag inspections occur before entry will be permitted.

Bag Policy:

There is no specific bag policy other than the bag must be able to comfortably fit under your seat.  Bags will be searched upon entry.

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

A car park is available onsite with 2500 spots.  If you want any chance of reserving a spot on game day, you must purchase your parking pass in advance through the stadium website:

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Bus Service:

There are over a dozen bus stops within a short walk of the stadium.  For the latest schedules, routes, and fares, please visit 

Rail Service:

The Southern Cross Train Station is located just east of the stadium.  This train line is used to connect the area to many parts of the country.  For more information and schedules, please visit 

The Tram runs on the west side of the stadium.  For the latest fares and schedules, please check out:

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

A taxi rank is located near the A & B Carport entrance located on Bourke Street (south of the stadium).

Closest Major Airport: Melbourne Airport (MEL)

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Jim S.

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We went to last nights big bash final . The cricket was great , throughly enjoyable. However marvel stadium did their best to wreck the night . Firstly they...

Posted On: 2022-01-28 21:03:48

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Geoff B.

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I moved into my Airbnb place this week and it is right outside the entrance to Marvel Stadium. It is an 11 min tram ride to work and the trams are free in...

Posted On: 2019-06-22 01:52:07

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Danielle P.

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Went here last night to watch bulldogs vs Richmond in the Etihad corporate suite. Beer, wine and champagne was served throughout as well as a 3 course meal...

Posted On: 2016-07-10 02:34:27

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