Visit Simonds Stadium

Simonds Stadium is easily accessible by train, car and foot.

Located 75 kilometres south-west of the Melbourne CBD and only 1 kilometre from the Geelong city centre.

Address: 370 Moorabool Street, Geelong, 3220

Melways Reference: 452 A6

By car...

Geelong is 75 kilometres from Melbourne via the Westgate Bridge and Princes Highway. Once in Geelong the Princes Highway becomes Latrobe Terrace (no turns required), making the stadium’s main entrance from Latrobe Terrace easily locatable.


Public car parking is available at Simonds Stadium and the surrounding Kardinia Park. See Map for car park locations. On AFL match days car parking at Simonds Stadium is limited.

Qualifying Final Sat 7th Sep:

Entry is via Gate A, LA Trobe Tce and Gate C, Park Cres opening at 10am.  Limited disabled parking is available via Gate D, Moorabool St.  $10 per vehicle.

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. 

Accessible parking is available within Kardinia Park.

  • Moorabool St out the front of Sports House (time limit reduces to 15 mins on AFL match days)
  • A2 car park near Club Cats Bistro (limited first in basis on AFL match days)
  • A3 car park out the front of the Premiership Stand (limited first in basis on AFL match days)
  • Park Cres out the front of Kardinia Aquatic Centre 
Vehicles must display a valid accessible parking permit to obtain access.

Another suggested drop off area is available in the A2 car park Loading Zone however, on AFL match day this is a very busy area for pedestrians.

By 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:

Qualifying Final Sat 7th Sep:

No additional bus services.  McHarrys Buslines operate normal AFL Match Day Services.  See McHarrys website for further details.

By train...

Geelong is approximately 1 hour from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station, with Geelong Railway Station situated 1.8 kilometres to the north and South Geelong Station located 450 metres to the east of the stadium.

The V/Line website has the up-to-date Melbourne to Geelong timetable. 


Additional services for the Qualifying Final on Sat 7th Sep:

Departing Southern Cross Station

  • 11:40am & 12:20pm specials
  • 12 midday and 1pm regular services

Departing South Geelong Station

  • 5:15pm and 5:40pm specials
  • 5:26pm regular

By taxi...

Qualifying Final Sat Sep 7th:

A temporary taxi rank will be installed on Moorabool St opposite the stadium (out the front of Hamlan Homes office).

There are currently no formal taxi ranks located in Kardinia Park however, taxis are often available in front of the Club Cats Bistro on AFL match days.

Taxis can be booked at any time by phoning 131 008.

By bicycle...

Bicycles are not permitted inside Simonds Stadiums or on the surrounding football ovals however we do encourage this mode of transport.

There are currently limited bike racks available in Kardinia Park (including one out the front of the Kardinia Pool) with a vision to increase these in the near future.

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

By plane...

Avalon Airport is the closest to Simonds Stadium. Avalon Airport is 23km’s North-East of Simonds 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 transfers between Tullamarine and Geelong city please visit the Gull website.

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