Travel and Accommodation

Navigating Melbourne

Catching Public Transport

To use public transport in Melbourne City requires a Myki card. You can purchase a Myki card at most convenience stores or major stations across Melbourne for $5. This will provide you with access to Melbourne's trams, trains, and buses. Within the Melbourne CBD is the ‘Free Tram Zone’, however outside of this area you will need to “Touch On”. You can download a map of the Free Tram Zone.The City of Melbourne produces a free app entitled ‘PTV’ to help you navigate.

Traveling From the Airport

The Sky Bus Shuttle travels from Tullamarine Airport to Southern Cross Station in the Melbourne CBD. This service leaves the airport roughly every 20 minutes and costs $18 for a one-way pass. You can also book a door-to-door Star Bus shuttle service from the airport costing $22.

Getting to the University of Melbourne

From the CBD:

To get to The University of Melbourne from Melbourne city center, simply catch any tram going up Swanston Street. These trams run from Flinders Station and allow you to disembark at Stop 1 – opposite the university.

From the Clock Tower Carlton:

The clock tower is within walking distance from the University of Melbourne.

Navigating Melbourne University

The University of Melbourne was first founded in 1853 and is Australia’s second oldest University. The University spans two campuses. The main campus is located in Parkville. There is also a second campus in Southbank where the Victorian College of the Arts resides.

You can download a campus map or access the University of Melbourne interactive map.

5 Star Accommodation

  • Sofitel

    The Sofitel hotels are rooted in that French joie de vivre – that “anything can happen” lifestyle. Sofitel Melbourne On Collins prides itself on embracing local customs and traditions, with our rotating art exhibitions and local produce.

  • Grand Hyatt

    At Grand Hyatt Melbourne a luxurious stay awaits you, in the heart of our dynamic city. Located prestigiously on Collins Street, surrounded by the city’s high fashion and fine dining. Many of Melbourne’s top tourist attractions are all within walking distance, including business, retail, sporting and theatre districts

  • Park Hyatt

    Overlooking St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fitzroy Gardens, and the cosmopolitan mix of Victorian and modern architecture, Park Hyatt Melbourne offers exclusive, luxury accommodation in the heart of the city. Our beautifully appointed 5 star hotel is centrally located in Melbourne’s CBD, offering the city’s largest 245 guestrooms and suites.

  • The Westin Melbourne

    With sophisticated service and contemporary touches, The Westin Melbourne welcomes you to discover an idyllic retreat in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Refresh with 5-star accommodation, elevated hotel offers and an unparalleled location for your vacation or business trip to Australia.

  • Melbourne Marriott Hotel

    Choose Melbourne Marriott Hotel for your family getaway or luxe romantic staycation. Located in the heart of Melbourne's city centre, this five-star downtown Melbourne, Australia, hotel is central to the Theatre District and popular attractions such as Parliament House, State Library of Victoria and Royal Exhibition Building.

  • Pullman Melbourne on Swanston

    Pullman Melbourne on Swanston invites you to fall down the rabbit hole and immerse yourself in contemporary design that plays on the senses at every turn. The perfect destination for work and pleasure, Pullman Melbourne offers an amazing level of urban sophistication. It's an oasis of style in the heart of one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities.

4 Star Accommodation

  • Mercure Hotel

    Located in the heart of the city, you’ll find the perfect room for your needs and budget. All rooms feature modern decor, high speed Wi-Fi, and a television

  • Jasper Hotel

    Located in the Melbourne CBD, the Jasper Hotel offers a selection of rooms, many boast a balcony or access to a tranquil courtyard setting.

  • Turnkey Accommodation

    Turnkey Accommodation is Melbourne's premier destination for genuine care and comfort. They specialise in short-term serviced apartment services.

  • Best Western Plus Travel Inn

    The Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel, located in Carlton, the birthplace of Melbourne’s café culture, is positioned perfectly in Melbourne’s Italian precinct.

  • The Larwill Studio

    Stay inspired in Larwill Studio. Just a hop away from the CBD, Melbourne Zoo, Queen Victoria Markets and a myriad of unique cafes and boutiques, its an enviable location

  • Zagame's House

    Celebrating the unique, the creative, and the sublimely delicious. Located in the heart of historic Carlton, we promise your stay will leave you clamouring for more.

  • Novotel Melbourne on Collins

    Novotel Melbourne on Collins welcomes you to experience contemporary style and 4.5 star comfort in Melbourne's CBD. The hotel is located on fashionable Collins Street.

  • Clocktower Apartment Hotel

    Clocktower Apartment Hotel is situated in Australia's restaurant capital in the heart of Carlton's famous Lygon Street precinct, where cosmopolitan charm and lifestyle are evidenced by a mind-blowing choice of over 300 shops, cafes and restaurants, all of which will astound and tempt all of your senses and leave long-lasting impressions, which you will want to return to again and again.

  • Mercure Melbourne Therry Street

    The hotel is the perfect base for your stay in the food and cultural capital of Australia. Within meters of the hotel are the thriving Queen Victoria Markets, world-class restaurants, hole-in-the-wall eateries, famous coffee stalls, beautiful parks, gardens, and historic sites to explore. The free tram zone, airport shuttles, and tour buses are on our doorstep! We have kitchenettes in all of our rooms, so you can whip up something easy for dinner with fresh produce from the markets!

  • Jasper Hotel

    Located in the Melbourne CBD, the recently refurbished Jasper Hotel offers a selection of rooms and suites offering free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs – many boast a balcony or access to a tranquil courtyard setting. Conveniently located adjacent to Queen Victoria Market and an easy walk from Melbourne Central Shopping district and Bourke Street Mall, all within the Free Tram Zone. Royal Melbourne Hospitals, RMIT & Melbourne University all within 5 minutes Tram ride. It couldn’t be easier to access Melbourne CBD from Jasper Hotel.

3 Star Accommodation

  • Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

    Offering great value city accommodation, ibis is located in an ideal position just a few minutes walk from the iconic Lygon Street Italian precinct.

  • Melbourne Carlton Central Apartment Hotel

    Melbourne Carlton Central Apartment Hotel offers stylish apartment-style accommodation ideal for overnight stays and extended stays. This apartment hotel is located on the famous Lygon Street, amid the famous Italian dining precinct.

    At Melbourne Carlton Central Apartment Hotel, guests can experience the excitement of Lygon Street’s classic Italian cafés, Middle Eastern, Japanese, Greek, and modern Australian restaurants; enjoy a gelato while immersed in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Carlton.

  • Essence Hotel Carlton

    The Essence Hotel Carlton offers cozy, modern accommodation located near some of the city’s best sights and attractions.

    Take a walk to the Melbourne Museum, the Royal Exhibition Building, and the famous Lygon Street Italian precinct. An ideal base to explore Melbourne; the hotel is located on the fringe of Melbourne CBD with easy access to many nearby eateries. Feel like shopping? Then take a stroll to Queen Victoria Market or the Melbourne Central Shopping Centre where you will have a variety of souvenirs, fashion trends, and goodies to choose from.

Accommodation near Monash University Law Chambers

The venue on Day 2 Friday 16 February is the Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, in the heart of the CBD. The venue is well-situated for hotels, restaurants and public transport options.

  • The Alto on Bourke

    Alto Hotel on Bourke is Melbourne’s multi-award winning boutique apartment hotel and is one of the few environmentally friendly rated hotels in Melbourne’s CBD (Central Business District). Offering apartment living with true hotel-style hospitality with a selection of rooms that will fit your needs perfectly. Choose from Petite Queen Rooms, Studio Apartments, 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments.

  • Wydham Hotel Melbourne

    Wyndham Hotel Melbourne is located right in the heart of one of Australia's most vibrant and exotic cities. Immerse yourself in Melbourne's unique and thriving culture and be sure to catch a world-famous show at one of the many nearby theatres. Indulge in the quirky cafes, restaurants and bars and appreciate the striking street art down every street and alley. Wyndham Hotel Melbourne offers stylish and sophisticated hotel accommodations close to the city’s hottest attractions.