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Visiting Info


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006MCEC
Opening Hours

Tuesday, 12 March 2024 | 09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday, 13 March 2024 | 09:30 - 17:30
Thursday, 14 March 2024 | 09:30 - 17:30
Friday, 15 March 2024 | 09:30 - 15:00


Getting There

By Train
The closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. 

By Tram
Tram routes 96, 109 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach MCEC. 

By Bus
From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC.

For train, tram or bus timetables or for further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

By Car
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has a car park located within the Exhibition Centre. Car parks at the MCEC can be booked via Wilson Parking here. Additionally, there are secure car parks located in and around South Wharf including, South Wharf Retail Car Park, Siddeley Street Carpark, Freeway Carpark and Montague Street Carpark. 

By Taxi or Rideshare
Ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. There are two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

Airport Transfers

APPEX provides complimentary shuttles to and from the airport from Tuesday 12th till Friday 15th March. Each bus can take 38 passengers.

Pick Up / Drop Off Locations:

Melbourne Airport: Groups & Charter section, inner lane at T2
MCEC: Clarendon Street bus stop

Please complete the shuttle bus form if this service is of interest

Shuttle Timetable

Shuttle Timetable


Accommodation Link, the official Hotel Provider for APPEX 2024 has negotiated accommodation discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Melbourne cost-affordable.

Through the travel experts at Accommodation Link, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. These reduced contracted rates will expire 30 days before the event so we recommend booking early for the best selection and price.

Please note Pan Pacific Melbourne room rates are subject to the best available rate at the time of booking.

Accommodation Link is the only official Hotel Provider for APPEX 2024.

Click here for exclusive APPEX 2024 accommodation rates

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