How to get to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
The venue is located on South Wharf, just south of Melbourne’s CBD on the Yarra River and across from Crown Casino. It is easily accessible by car, tram, bus and train. Visitors can enter the Show via any of the main entrances including Spencer Street.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has a car park located within the Exhibition Centre which is open 24/7.
Additionally, there are secure car parks located in and around South Wharf including, South Wharf Retail Car Park, Siddeley Street Carpark, Freeway Carpark and Montague Street Carpark.
For more info visit the MCEC website here.
Car Parks Nearby
The Cat Lovers Show will continue to negotiate special parking rates for visitors – see below for some of the closest car parks & check back closer to the show for discounted rates.
By Public Transport
Please see details below and we recommend you also visit the Public Transport Victoria for the most up-to-date information on transport advice on the day. You can also plan your trip using the Journey Planner.
Public Transport Options:
- Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC)
- Tram routes 70, 75 and the City Circle (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street
- City loop train to Southern Cross Station
- Making a trip to the city? Take a V/Line train
By Taxi or Uber
If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.
There are accessible toilets, ramps and lifts throughout our venue, including lift access from the car parks. If you’d like to hire a wheelchair from the MCEC, call their Customer Service team on +61 3 9235 8000 or email [email protected]