Entrances and Gates Openings

Event info

AO ENTRANCE POINTS 

There are five main public entrances to the AO: 

  • City Entrance (access through Birrarung Marr via Tanderrum Bridge)
  • Garden Square Entrance (access opposite Rod Laver Arena tram stop, route 70)
  • GSO Entrance (access off Olympic Boulevard, beside Melbourne Arena)
  • Eastern Plaza Entrance (access above the Melbourne Arena tram stop – Route 70)
  • Richmond Entrance (located off Olympic Boulevard and accessible from Richmond station

All entrances are accessibility friendly and have a dedicated Accessibility Lane. Bag checks and wanding are in place at each entrance.
The best way to arrive at Melbourne Park is on foot, via the City Entrance at Birrarung Mar. 
The Partner and Hospitality Entrance is reserved exclusively for hospitality and partner guests. It is located beside the Garden Square Entrance and operates only on Main Draw days, in accordance with other gate opening times.

City Entrance

Opening times

  • 20 - 30 January: 10:00am
  • 31 January: 2:00pm
  • 1 February: 11:00am
  • 2 February: 2:00pm

Garden Square Entrance

Opening times

  • 20 - 30 January: 10:00am
  • 31 January: 2:00pm
  • 1 February: 11:00am
  • 2 February: 2:00pm (9:00am - Fortnite Patrons Only)

Grand Slam Oval Entrance

Opening times:

  • 20 - 30 January: 10:00am
  • 31 January: 2:00pm
  • 1 February: 11:00am
  • 2 February: 2:00pm

Eastern Plaza Entrance

Opening times:

  • 20 - 30 January: 10:00am
  • 31 January: 2:00pm
  • 1 February: 11:00am
  • 2 February: 2:00pm

Richmond Entrance

Opening times:

  • 20 - 30 January: 10:00am
  • 31 January: 2:00pm
  • 1 February: 11:00am
  • 2 February: 2:00pm