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Drive – Essendon Fields is adjacent to the Tullamarine and Calder Freeways, and the Western Ring Road, so is easily accessible by car. It’s located near the Essendon DFO complex and is a 10 minute drive from the Melbourne CBD. From the Tullamarine Freeway, take the Matthews Avenue exit and turn into English Street. English Street veers around to the left and turns into Wirraway Road.
Tram – You can catch the Service 59 tram from Elizabeth St in Melbourne’s CDB. Alight at the Airport West/Matthews Ave (Airport West) stop, and then take a 2 minute walk over the pedestrian bridge to access Essendon Fields.
Train – The closest train station to Essendon Fields is Essendon Station. Once you arrive at Essendon Station you can catch a taxi to Essendon Fields (under 10 minute drive) or jump on the Service 59 tram that heads directly into Essendon Fields.