The Abbotsford Convent is serviced by Bus, Trains, Trams all being in close proximity.

 

 

TRAIN & WALK

Catch a train to Victoria Park Station (South Morang & Hurstbridge lines) Note: some express services skip Victoria Park Station. Walking time is 10 - 15 minutes from Victoria Park Station to the Abbotsford Convent

View Train timetables:
Hurstbridge Line (to city)
Hurstbridge Line (away from city)
South Morang (to city)
South Morang (from city)

Walking directions from train station:
1. From Victoria Park Station walk towards Johnston Street
2. Turn left at Johnston Street (east, away from city)
3. Continue along Johnston Street (700 metres / 10 minutes)
4. Turn right onto Clarke Street (100 metres / 1 minute) – there is a bridge to get you across this busy road!
5. Turn left onto St Heliers Street (140 metres / 2 minutes)
6. Enter via Gate One (opposite the car park)

bus

There are two buses that regularly pass the Abbotsford Convent: 
200 – City (Melbourne Central) – Bulleen
207 – City Doncaster – SC via Kew Junction

Walking directions from bus stop:
1. Get off at Clarke Street / Johnston Street (Abbotsford) 
2. Walk along Johnston Street (50 metres / 1 minute) 
3. Turn right onto Clarke Street (100 metres / 1 minute) – there is a bridge to get you across this busy road! 
4. Turn left onto St Heliers Street (140 metres / 2 minutes) 
5. Enter via Gate One (opposite the car park)

TRAM & WALK

Catch tram 109, 12 or 48 to Victoria Street / Nicholson Street (Abbotsford).
Walking time of 20
– 25 minutes


View Tram timetables:
109 – Box Hill – Port Melbourne
12 – Victoria Gardens – St Kilda
48 – North Balwyn – Victoria Harbour Docklands

Walking directions:
1. Head east on Victoria Street toward Nicholson Street, Abbotsford (14 metres / 1 minute)
2. Turn left onto Nicholson Street (950 metres / 12 minutes)
3. Turn right onto Abbotsford Street (400 metres / 6 minutes)
4. Turn right onto Clarke Street (60 metres / 1 minute)
5. Turn left onto St Heliers Street (140 metres / 2 minutes)
6. Enter via Gate One (opposite the car park)

PARKING

Being a festival that serves alcohol we strongly encourage responsible drinking and driving, if you’re planning on having some of the great craft beer then we suggest organising a designated driver or leave the car at home in favour of a Uber, taxi or public transport.

Carpark rates at the Convent for weekends are:

Weekend rates:
30 mins = $3
$2 per hour thereafter
5 – 10 hours = $12

*Max daily rate (until 2am) = $28
*Additonal overnight fee (after 2am) = $25
*Lost ticket = $28

Please check the Convent website for current prices.