Docklands Lifestyle Apartments

Transport Options

AROUND MELBOURNE LIFESTYLE APARTMENTS

Transport Options

Docklands, Melbourne, offers a range of convenient transport options that make it easy for tourists to explore the area and other parts of the city. Here are the main transport options, including information about the Free Tram Zone and their proximity to Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments:

Tram Services

Tram stops are scattered throughout Docklands, making it easy to access various attractions and nearby neighbourhoods. Conveniently, there is a tram stop right outside the Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments Office at 893A Collins Street, Docklands. From Building 883 the tram stop is 34m away and from building 889, only 4m. Building 915 is the furthest away at 120m. Even though it is the furthest, it is still only a 1-minuite walk away.

Free Tram Zone

Location:
The Free Tram Zone covers the Melbourne CBD and parts of Docklands, including popular tourist areas.

Distance from Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments: 
You are within the Free Tram Zone already. 

Details about the Free Tram Zone:

  • The Free Tram Zone allows locals and tourists to travel within designated areas in Melbourne’s CBD and Docklands without paying for tram rides.
  • Trams within the Free Tram Zone are clearly marked with “Free Tram Zone” signs.
  • If you are traveling solely within the Free Tram Zone, there is no need to tap on or off your Myki card, as the trip is entirely free.
  • If you plan to travel outside the Free Tram Zone, you will need a valid Myki card and fare to continue your journey.

Tram Routes in Docklands

Route 30:
Docklands to St. Vincent’s Plaza via La Trobe Street (CBD).

Route 35:
Docklands to City Circle via Harbour Esplanade, Flinders Street, and William Street.

Route 70:
Docklands to Wattle Park via Flinders Street and Riversdale Road.

Route 86:
Docklands to Bundoora RMIT via La Trobe Street and Plenty Road.



Train

Southern Cross Station serves as a hub for various train services, connecting passengers to regional and suburban destinations. However, keep in mind that train services and routes can change over time, so it’s essential to verify the information with a reliable source for the most up-to-date information.

Location:
Southern Cross Station (Spencer Street), which is adjacent to Docklands.

Distance from Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments:
Approximately 1.2 km (about a 15-minute walk) from the apartments to Southern Cross Station.

As of 2021, some of the train lines that operate from Southern Cross Station include:

  • V/Line: V/Line is a regional train service in Victoria, Australia. Trains from Southern Cross Station connect to various regional destinations such as Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Seymour, and Traralgon, among others.
  • Metro Trains: Melbourne’s suburban train network is operated by Metro Trains. From Southern Cross Station, you can catch suburban trains to different parts of Melbourne, covering multiple lines that radiate outwards.
  • Lines:  Alamein Line, Belgrave Line, Craigieburn Line, Cranbourne Line, Frankston Line, Glen Waverly Line, Hurstbridge Line, Lilydale Line, Mernda Line, Pakenham Line, Sandringham Line, Showgrounds – Flemington Racecourse Line, Stony Point Line, Sunbury Line, Upfield Line, Werribee Line, Williamstown Line
  • SkyBus: While not a train service, the SkyBus operates from Southern Cross Station and provides a direct connection to Melbourne Airport.

 

Please note that train schedules and routes may vary, so it's crucial to check with the official websites of the respective train operators for the most current information on services departing from Southern Cross Station.

If you are at the station itself, there will be boards displaying real-time train schedules and platform information for your convenience.

Bus

Various bus routes serve Docklands, providing connectivity to different parts of Melbourne.

Location:

Various bus stops throughout Docklands.

Distance from Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments:
Bus stops are generally within walking distance, with specific locations along main roads like Bourke Street, Collins Street, and Harbour Esplanade.

Water Transport - Ferries

The Melbourne City Marina operates water taxis and commuter ferries, connecting Docklands to various locations along the Yarra River.

 

Location:
Victoria Harbour Promenade and New Quay Promenade in Docklands.

Distance from Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments:
Ferries are accessible within Docklands, with some terminals located within walking distance. 

Bicycle and Walking

There are plenty of footpaths and bike paths to safely make your way around Docklands on foot or bike.

 

Location:
Docklands has dedicated bike paths and pedestrian-friendly walkways throughout the precinct.

 

Distance from Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments:
You can easily access bike paths and walking routes from the apartments.

  • Bike Share:
    Melbourne Bike Share stations are available throughout Docklands, offering short-term bike rentals for easy exploration.

Note: Distances mentioned are approximate and based on walking routes from Melbourne Lifestyle Apartments to the specified transport locations.

Docklands’ convenient transport options make it easy to navigate and explore Melbourne’s attractions and beyond. Whether you prefer trams, trains, buses, ferries, or simply walking or cycling, you’ll find plenty of choices to suit your travel needs. Enjoy your time exploring Docklands and the surrounding areas!

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