How to get to the games
Over the 23 rounds, 414 games will be played across Australia in every state. There are few better excuses for a weekend away than seeing your team play.
These are the major AFL venues across Australia for you to plan the perfect weekend away. If you’re heading to rival territory, make sure to plan your journey with arevo.
MCG: The heart of Melbourne and the largest stadium in Australia, the glorious MCG can be accessed by train from Richmond and Jolimont Stations, and on the 48, 70, and 75 tram lines.
Parking is also available on-site, but is subject to weather conditions.
Marvel Stadium: Located in Melbourne’s Docklands district, catch a train to Southern Cross Station, or get on board the 48, 70, 75, or 86 tram.
Parking is also available at the ground and surrounds.
GMHBA Stadium: Home ground to the Cats, GMHBA Stadium is located within Kardinia Park in Victoria’s second largest city, Geelong.
Get there from Melbourne on the V-Line from Southern Cross Station. Parking is available at the ground, as well as bus services.
New South Wales
SCG: Home ground of the Swans, the Sydney Cricket Ground is in the middle of the CBD. Once you’re in Sydney, you can take the Light Rail to Moore Park. Some parking is available.
Sydney Showgrounds Stadium: Often known as the GIANTS Stadium when AFL is in session, you can either drive, get the CityRail to Olympic Park Station, take the 525, 526 or 533 bus routes, or catch the ferry and connecting bus to Sydney Olympic Park Wharf.
Blundstone Arena: The home of sport on Australia’s Apple Isle in Hobart, the AFL Grounds can be accessed via the 601, 615, 625, or 634 bus routes.
Those planning more of a scenic journey can also head on down via the Derwent Ferry that departs from Brooke Street Pier.
University of Tasmania Stadium: With capacity of almost 20,000, Launceston will be hosting Hawthorn as a part-time home ground.
A range of metro buses are available to the venue from Hobart, Cradle Coast, and surrounding Launceston.