Australian Open services

10 January, 2012

AusopenAustralian Open - 16 to 29 January 2012

Tennis fans heading to and from the Australian Open from 16 to 29 January 2012 can travel free on special Yarra Trams shuttle services.

The free shuttle trams between the City (Flinders Street) and Melbourne Park are available to all Australian Open ticket holders including those with ground passes. 

The free shuttle trams between the City (Flinders Street) and Melbourne Park operates every 3 minutes in peak times and every 5-10 minutes at other times.  The service is available to all valid Australian Open ticket holders including those with ground passes. 

Tennis fans travelling to the Australian Open from the City can board a shuttle tram along Flinders Street at the Swanston Street, Elizabeth Street or Market Street stops.  Shuttle trams will not pick up passengers at Russell Street.

Catch any Route 70a Tennis Shuttle tram or Route 70 Wattle Park tram in Flinders Street from 8:30am direct to Melbourne Park (gates open at 10am).

Australian Open ticket holders can enter Melbourne Park directly from the tram platform stops at Rod Laver Arena and Hisense Arena. 

The shuttle trams will operate from Melbourne Park back into the City for one hour after the completion of play, no matter what time the action ends (including twilight and night sessions).

This is the 13th consecutive year that Yarra Trams has been associated with Melbourne's summer of tennis. 

GETTING TO THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN (16 - 29 January 2012)

Catch a tennis shuttle tram (or Route 70 tram) in Flinders Street from 8:30am direct to Melbourne Park (gates open at 10am).

Low-floor accessible trams will also run between the City and Melbourne Park from 9am to midnight, approximately every 15 minutes. 

Australian Open ticket holders do not need a Metcard or Myki to travel on these services. Passengers must have a valid ticket for travel on other Yarra Trams services or on trains and buses.

For train, tram and bus information call 131 638 or visit metlinkmelbourne.com.au

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