Public Transport

The convenient location of The Camp means that you're within easy access of public transport and close distance of the many venues and activities that Melbourne has to offer.

Trams — City to Urban Camp

Tram 58 — West Coburg

Depart from William Street. Arrive Royal Park (Stop 25 - State Netball Hockey Centre)

Cross over tram tracks and head towards the State Netball and Hockey Centre. Walk through Netball and Hockey Centre carpark to the front of the Netball and Hockey Centre. Continue on this road. Urban Camp is on the right.

Tram 57 — West Maribyrnong

Depart from Elizabeth Street. Arrive Melrose Street (Stop 20)

Tram 59 — Airport West

Depart from Elizabeth Street. Arrive Melrose Street (Stop 20)

Cross Flemington Road to Royal Park. Cross Elliot Avenue and walk into park and along Brens Drive. Urban Camp is on the left.

For additional timetable information and maps visit:


Trains — City to Urban Camp.

Catch Upfield train

From Flinders Street, Southern Cross (Platform 11), Flagstaff, Melbourne Central or Parliament Station.

Get off at Royal Park Station.

Walk to the back gate of the Zoo. Follow the wall of the Zoo until you reach the Netball and Hockey Centre.

Walk to the front of the Netball and Hockey Centre and continue on this road. Urban Camp is on the right.

For additional timetable information and maps visit:

PTV Mobile App:


City Circle Tram

Groups can travel free of charge on the City Circle tram. It is a great way to introduce students to some of Melbourne's famous landmarks. More information is available on the website.

For additional timetable information and maps visit:
City Circle Tram



Inner Melbourne

Docklands (4.1 MB)

Interactive Melbourne Map



Mobility Map for Melbourne

Helps people with disabilities to enjoy using what the city has to offer.

Information and facilities on the map include:

- wheelchair accessible toilets and telephones.

- public TTY phones

- disability designated car parking spots

- accessible off street parking

- train stations

- accessible pathways

- taxi ranks

- public seating

- street gradients.

For additional information visit:
City of Melbourne - Accessible Melbourne Publications

The City of Melbourne has installed 80 new tactile street signs to assist residents and visitors who are blind or have vision impairments to move around the CBD safely. Furthermore, the City Library (253 Flinders Lane) is equipped with recharge points for anyone using electric scooters or wheelchairs. The designated power points are available to recharge the batteries for standard mobility aides (users will need to supply their own battery charger).


Accessible Transport

Public transport in Victoria is being made more accessible for people with disabilities. Additional information can be found on the following site. To learn of low-level trams click here.

For additional information visit:


City of Melbourne - Access for All Abilities

Disabled Car and Mini Bus Parking

To arrange parking permits refer to the following information.

Location Map
Venue listing
Contact Us


City of Melbourne - Bus Parking

To view click here







Arranging Public
Transport Tickets

schools can arrange paper group travel tickets at their local train station. Metro Train staff can visit metropolitan schools prior to camp and deliver a safety talk. Contact our programming staff for more details.

Regional schools can speak with our programming staff regarding assistance to obtain group travel tickets.

The 2017 cost is $2.05 per person for a 2 hour group travel paper ticket and $4.10 per person for a daily group paper ticket.

Arriving to Melbourne by V/Line? Urban Camp staff can meet school groups at Southern Cross Station for a luggage pick up. New station parking fees apply $23. Luggage Drop off available, parking fee applies. Cost added to final camp invoice.



Travelling Safely on Trams and Trains

To locate Yarra Trams safety information and five golden rules when travelling on trams click here. The Beware the Rhino passenger safety campaign video can be found on that link too.

Metro Trains offers a presentation. Contact Urban Camp programming staff if interested. Refer to Track Safe Education for more resources for rail safety.


Transport Education Programs


The Star 6 program is funded by the Department of Education and Training. Rural and regional schools will receive 80% costs of travel for Year 6 students to and from Scienceworks. All schools will receive $2.00 per head subsidy towards the cost of one Planetarium show or one Lightning Room show for each year 6 student.




This program helps primary school children learn how to make the most of their public transport system. Complimentary train travel is included for a maximum of 20 students and four accompanying adults to take a day trip with V/Line. Click here for application.


Melbourne official visitor guide app

Click here for more information

Great resource of photos, facts and maps.

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