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HOW TO GET TO VICTORIA UNIVERSITY WHITTEN OVAL

Victoria University Whitten Oval is located at 417 Barkly Street, West Footscray, and is approximately 8.5 kilometres from Melbourne's city centre.

Due to limited parking at the venue, public transport is the recommended mode of transportating to all AFLW games at VU Whitten Oval.

Train, tram and bus routes all frequent Victoria University Whitten Oval and its surrounding areas. Below are the list of the recommeded services to take to arrive at the ground.

Train 

Victoria University Whitten Oval is a short 250 metre stroll from West Footscray train station.

West Footscray station is on the Sunbury/Watergardens line, and is approximately a 15 minute train ride from Flinders Street Station.

Tram

By tram from the city, catch the #57 West Maribyrnong service.

The #57 service links at Maribyrnong Road with the #82 service, which passes within a one-kilometre walk of the ground.

Bus
The following bus services stops one street away from the Victoria University Whitten Oval on Geelong Road

410; Sunshine – Footscray, 
411; Laverton Railway Station - Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Millers Road)
412; Laverton - Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Mills Street), 
414; Laverton - Footscray 472 - Williamstown - Moonee Ponds via Footscray. 

The following bus services stop outside the ground on Barkly Street.

220 - Sunshine - Gardenvale via City & Footscray. 

The following bus services stop around the corner from the ground on Barkly Street

216 - Caroline Springs - Brighton Beach via City & Footscray.
219 - Sunshine West - Gardenvale via City & Footscray. 

Public Car Parking

There are numerous paid parking options in the area including: Western Hospital 750 meters away. $5.50 Western Private Hospital 250 spaces. 750 meters away. $8.90 all day parking Victoria University 650 spaces. 1.5km away. Free parking. There is also on street parking available in the surrounding areas - Check signs for relevant restrictions.

Train

Victoria University Whitten Oval is a short 250 metre stroll from West Footscray train station.

West Footscray station is on the Sunbury/Watergardens line, and is approximately a 15 minute train ride from Flinders Street Station.

Tram

By tram from the city, catch the #57 West Maribyrnong service.

The #57 service links at Maribyrnong Road with the #82 service, which passes within a one-kilometre walk of the ground.

Bus

The following bus services stops one street away from the Victoria University Whitten Oval on Geelong Road.

410; Sunshine – Footscray,
411; Laverton Railway Station - Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Millers Road)
412; Laverton - Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Mills Street),
414; Laverton - Footscray 472 - Williamstown - Moonee Ponds via Footscray. 

The following bus services stop outside the ground on Barkly Street.

220 - Sunshine - Gardenvale via City & Footscray. 


The following bus services stop around the corner from the ground on Barkly Street

216 - Caroline Springs - Brighton Beach via City & Footscray.
219 - Sunshine West - Gardenvale via City & Footscray.

Public Car Parking

There are numerous paid parking options in the area including: Western Hospital 750 meters away. $5.50 Western Private Hospital 250 spaces. 750 meters away. $8.90 all day parking Victoria University 650 spaces. 1.5km away. Free parking. There is also on street parking available in the surrounding areas - Check signs for relevant restrictions.