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Tennis fans heading to and from the Australian Open from 16 to
29 January 2012 can travel free on special Yarra Trams shuttle
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
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
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.
Catch a tennis shuttle tram (or Route 70 tram) in Flinders
Street from 8:30am direct to Melbourne Park (gates open at
Low-floor accessible trams will also run between the City and
Melbourne Park from 9am to midnight, approximately every 15
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