Getting Here

  •  Car
  •  Bus
  •  Train
  •  Taxi
  •  Plane
  •  Bicycle

Car

Geelong is 75 kilometres from Melbourne via the Westgate Bridge and Princes Highway.

In Geelong the Princes Highway becomes Latrobe Terrace (no turns required), making the stadium’s main entrance from Latrobe Terrace easily located.


Parking

Public car parking is available at GMHBA Stadium and the surrounding Kardinia Park. On AFL match days car parking at GMHBA Stadium is limited. Please note, some car parks are closed in inclement weather.

Limited parking is also available in the surrounding streets – please note Council Restrictions are enforced.

A dedicated Bus Zone is located on Moorabool Street during non-AFL event days. The Bus Zone is signposted on the western side of Moorabool Street.

Accessible parking is available within Kardinia Park (non-AFL match days)

  • Moorabool St in front of Sports House
  • A3 car park out the front of the Premiership Stand
  • Park Cres in front of Kardinia Aquatic Centre

Vehicles must display a valid accessible parking permit to obtain access.

A drop-off zone is available near the A10 car park.

AFL Match Days

For the safety of patrons, there are temporary road closures on Moorabool Street for AFL match days.

Accessible parking is available:

  • Entrance E: via Moorabool Street (accessible parking only)
  • The drop off area is located at car park A2 via Kilgour Street.

Please see the match day event page for more details on AFL match day parking, road closures and access to the stadium.

Bus

There are a number of bus stops located around Kardinia Park. View these webpages for more information and find the most appropriate stop for you:

Train

Geelong is approximately one hour from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station, with Geelong Railway Station situated 1.8 kilometres to the north of the stadium and South Geelong Station located 450 metres to the east.

The V/Line and Public Transport Victoria websites have the up-to-date Melbourne to Geelong timetable.

Taxi

There are currently no formal taxi ranks located in Kardinia Park, however taxis can be booked at any time by phoning 131 008.

Plane

Avalon Airport is the closest airport to GMHBA Stadium. Avalon Airport is 23 kilometres north-east of GMHBA Stadium and is serviced by Jetstar Airlines. For information about transfers between Avalon and Geelong city please visit the Avalon Airport website.

Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport is a domestic and international airport located 85 kilometres north of Simonds Stadium. For bus transfers between Tullamarine and Geelong city please visit Gull Airport Service.

Bicycle

Bicycles are not permitted inside GMHBA Stadium or on the surrounding football ovals, however we do encourage this mode of transport using the paths provided.

There are currently bike racks located out the front of the Kardinia Pool (Park Crescent) and the front of Sports House (Moorabool Street) with a vision to increase the number of racks in the near future.

Patrons are required to supply their own lock. Simonds Stadium Management is not responsible for any loss or damage to bicycles secured on site.

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