Help getting to A Big Christmas Day


Driving & parking

Sandown Racecourse is located on Princes Hwy in Springvale approximately 30 minutes drive from Melbourne CBD. Free public parking is available at the venue on the day. Enter via overpass on Princes Hwy – turn left (if traveling from city) onto the access road.


Catching a train

Sandown Park railway station is located close to the racecourse entrance gates. Trains depart regularly from Flinders Street station on the Cranbourne and Dandenong/Pakenham lines. Check timetables for trains stopping at Sandown Park. The Cranbourne and Dandenong/Pakenham trains take approximately 40 minutes from Flinders Street to Sandown Park station.

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Catching a bus

Access to William Hill Park by bus is available from Chadstone Shopping Centre. From platform bay 6, take bus route 800 towards Dandenong. Get off at stop Corrigan Rd/Princes Hwy, Springvale and the racecourse is directly opposite. Travel time is around 45 minutes.

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