Campus Location and Parking
The Ridley campus is located near the centre of Melbourne, just three kilometres from the CBD. It is well serviced by both the tram and train systems. It is in close proximity to the University of Melbourne, coffee shops, parks, the Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the vibrant precincts of Lygon Street, Brunswick Street and Sydney Road.
Upfield line, Royal Park Station is approximately a 7 minute walk. Train timetable.
Route 19 Tram, from Elisabeth Street in the CBD to North Coburg, has stops that are approximately 5 minute walk. Alight from the tram at Walker Street (stop#16). Tram timetable.
Ridley provides a bike shed for you to chain your bike, please see reception upon your arrival for directions to the bike shed.
Ridley does not offer on site parking for students. There is street parking available around Ridley. Most parking areas have time limits and some require either meter payment or a ticket to be purchased from a nearby machine (coin only). Parking is charged at $0.60 per hour. Melways reference 29 F12.
The Avenue: Opposite Ridley- 11hr ticketed parking, 7:30am-6:30pm Monday-Friday
Outside Ridley- limited unrestricted parking and permit zone.
Walker St: Curb side- 2 hour, 7:30am-6:30pm Monday- Friday
Centre road- metered parking (closest to Royal Pde), 7:30am-6:30pm Monday- Friday,
Ievers St: Curb side- 2 hour, 7:30am-6:30pm Monday- Friday,
1 hour 7:30am-12:30pm Saturday.
Centre road- closest to The Avenue-7:30am-6:30pm Monday- Friday, 7:30am-12:30pm Saturday
closest to Royal Pde- 5 hour metered parking, 7:30am-6:30pm Monday- Friday,
Old Poplar Rd: Street parking- 5hr, 7:30am- 6:30pm Monday- Friday
Gravel area- 5hr, 7:30am- 6:30pm Monday- Friday
Zoo Parking: Zoo parking is metered and time limited. Do not leave valuables in your car.
Please be careful to check the signs, as parking restrictions vary.
Correct at: 12 Jan 2012