Getting Here

Directions to the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Located at Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is approximately two kilometres from the city centre.
T: +61 3 9252 2429

For detailed public transport information, visit Public Transport Victoria.

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle stops at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. The shuttle completes a circuit around Melbourne and runs every 30 minutes from 9.30am – 4.30pm daily. For $5, you can hop on and hop off at any of the 15 stops including Stop 13, the Royal Botanic Gardens/Shrine of Remembrance.

For more information, visit Melbourne Visitor Shuttle.


Street metered car parking for up to four hours is generally easy to find close to entry gates. Please note that parking conditions vary according to nearby events. The City of Melbourne enforces parking restrictions in the area. Disabled parking bays are marked on the Gardens Map.


Designated bicycle paths along the Yarra River and Melbourne CBD lead to the Gardens. Please note that riding of bicycles in the Gardens is not permitted. Dedicated bicycle parking is available at Observatory Gate.