12 Lower Esplanade , St Kilda Vic 3182 Corner Cavell Street, Next to Luna Park
There are many parking options just a short stroll from the Palais Theatre including:
- Luna Park - 23 Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda (3 minutes)
- Acland Street Shops - 2 Belford Street, St Kilda (6 minutes)
- Acland Court - 183 Barkly Street St Kilda (8 minutes)
- St Kilda Sea Baths - 10 Jacka Boulevard (5 minutes)
- Marine Parade Carpark - Marine Parade (7 minutes)
- Jackson Street - 36 Jackson Street, St Kilda (9 minutes)
- Metropol - 64 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda (14 minutes)
There is also limited on-street parking, check the signs. And please be aware that almost all parking in St Kilda, including on-street, is paid parking. So please bring your credit card or change.
Note: Saturdays and Sundays are already busy in St Kilda with daytime visitors so please take this into account with these new parking restrictions.
There is on street parking surrounding the venue including next door to the theatre. All parking is Council run and ticketed until midnight. Please ensure you have sufficient change or a credit card to pay for parking.
$12.30 daily rate until midnight (or $5.10 per hour) (1/07/16) - Please note that parking is run by the Port Phillip City Council and the price is subject to change without notice. Patrons are responsible for checking ticket machines at time of the parking ticket purchase.
The St Kilda Sea Baths on Jacka Boulevard have undercover parking available. Check closing times.
Please keep in mind that we are located in the hub of St Kilda, and can often get very busy on weekends and public holidays - especially in warmer weather. You might opt to take public transport to avoid any unforseen influx in traffic.
Live Traffic Reports VICROADS.
DISABLED CAR PARKING
There are a limited number of disabled parking places in front of the theatre in Lower Esplanade and to the side of the theatre in Cavell Street. Cars displaying a Category 1 disabled parking permit (blue permit) are exempt from paying parking fees in any of the Council parking areas around the theatre. If you are being dropped off at the theatre, Palais staff are happy to assist with disabled passengers alighting from vehicles at the theatre entrance.
Tram 16 - Melbourne University to Kew via St Kilda Beach
Tram 3a - Melbourne University to East Malvern (via St kilda) WEEKENDS ONLY
Tram 96 - East Brunswick to St Kilda Beach
Balaclava Station - Cnr Carlisle Street & William Place, Balaclava
Take Tram 16 to Acland Street
Route 246 - La Trobe Uni - St Kilda – Elsternwick
Route 600/922/923 - St Kilda Light-Rail Station to Southland Shopping Centre
Route 606 - Port Melbourne to St Kilda
Route 623 - Glen Waverley to St Kilda
For train, tram and bus information call Metlink on 131 638 or visit www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au
A designated taxi rank is located on Acland Street near the Carlisle Street intersection, outside the The Vineyard.
Take Tram 16 to Acland Street
BIKE SHARE melbourne
There is a Bike Share Station with 19 bikes located directly outside the Palais Theatre.
Melbourne Bike Share is a new form of public transport, designed for short trips across the city. Simply purchase a subscription that suits you, take a bike when you need it and then return it to one of the 50 bike stations throughout the city.
For full information please visit http://www.melbournebikeshare.com.au/