- Airport Buses
Airport Bus Dandenong
2014 information coming soon.
- Ferry Services
Interisland Ferries Stony Point to Cowes
Pedestrian Ferry duration only 30 minutes.
Information for 2014 Ferry Services coming soon.
- Regional Bus Services
Dandenong to Cowes
V-line operate a coach service from Dandenong Station to the Cowes, linking up with the Suburban train line to/from Southern Cross and Flinders Street.
Bookings are essential on 136 196 or by visiting www.vline.com.au.
For train timetables from within the suburban network to Dandenong please use the trip planner on the Public Transport Victoria website.
Download the Suburban Train Map
Cape Patterson to Cowes
South Coast Bus operates a service between Cape Paterson and Gate 3 at the Circuit on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Event.
The bus services the following locations:
- Cape Paterson
- Gate 3 (Phillip Island Circuit)
For all stop locations and for the timetable please click on the following link.
Bookings are essential – for bookings or for more information please call South Coast Bus on (03) 5672 1462 or (03) 5952 2500.
Wonthaggi to Cowes
Phillip Island Bus Lines operate a coach service from Wonthaggi to Cowes.
Bookings are essential on (03) 5952 2500.
- Train Services
Melbourne Suburban Train Network
Trains can be taken to the following locations to link up with services to the circuit:
Location Linking Service Flinders St Station Catch-a-Coach Melbourne CBD Stony Point Station Interisland Ferry to Cowes/Circuit (Information available under Ferry Services) Dandenong Station V-line Coach to Cowes (Information available under Regional Bus Services)
Download the Suburban Train Map
For train timetables from within the suburban network please use the trip planner on the Public Transport Victoria website.
- Air Services
Charter Helicopter Flights
Information for 2014 Air Services coming soon.
- Ride or Drive
If you are travelling by motorcycle or car from Melbourne, access to the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is:
- via Citylink or East link tollways
- Monash Freeway
- South Gippsland Highway
- Bass Highways to Anderson
- Phillip Island Tourist Road across onto Phillip Island
From the Monash Freeway, signs will clearly identify the route to the circuit, which will include clear directional signs to the circuit parking areas.
For up to date traffic reports tune to 3AW or Triple M radio stations.
For parking information at the MotoGP please click here.
- Grand Prix Shuttle Service
There are 4 Grand Prix Shuttle services operating from various locations on Phillip Island to Gate 1:
- Cowes/Ventnor Route Map (PDF)
- San Remo Route Map (PDF)
- Rhyll/Silverleaves Route Map (PDF)
- Island Night Express Route Map (PDF)
2014 costs for Grand POrix Shuttle Service coming soon.
For all stop locations please click on the following link
- House/Hotel Transfer
Cleelands Bus Lines offer a simple pickup/drop-off service between your accommodation and Gate 3. Bookings are essential.
For more information or for bookings call Cleelands Bus Lines on (03) 5952 1042.
- Discover Phillip Island
As the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix roars into Phillip Island in Victoria’s scenic Western Port from October 17 – 19, 2014, the whole Island will be buzzing with a wide range of natural experiences and engaging attractions to explore. While it’s impossible not to be swept up in the GP excitement, visitors that manage to tear themselves away from the track before and after the action will discover a whole island of adventure awaits!
There are three main public car parks at the Phillip Island Circuit:
Carpark NEAREST FACILITIES Gate VIP Grandstand Other Lukey/Siberia Car Park 3 Supercross Siberia, Lukey Heights, Supercross Supercross Precinct Circuit Car/Motorcycle Park/Patton’s Car/Motorcycle Park (inc. Disability and Campground Car Parks) 1/7 VIP Village, Motorcycle Clubs, High Octane, Champion’s Club Stoner Pavilion, Doohan Pavilion, Gardner Straight, Bass Strait, The Garage Credentials Office (VIP, Media, Credential Collection) Secure Motorcycle Park 7 VIP Village, Motorcycle Clubs, High Octane, Champion’s Club Stoner Pavilion, Doohan Pavilion, Gardner Straight, Bass Strait, The Garage Credentials Office (VIP, Media, Credential Collection)
All public parking is paid for upon arrival at the car park (cash only) – no purchasing prior to Event days is available but tickets can be purchased in advance for following event days at the car park entrance gates.
Costs for parking at the Phillip Island circuit coming soon.
- Free Circuit Shuttle Bus Services
Route Patrons Permitted Stop Locations Gates VIP Facilities Grandstands Other Red VIP 1,3,7 All - Pit Lane Walk, Supercross Yellow VIP 1,7 VIP Village, Motorcycle Clubs, High Octane, Champion’s Club - Helipad, Circuit Car Park, Pit Lane Walk Green Grandstand 1,3,5,7 - All Supercross Brown* Campground 1 (External) - - Highside Campground, Visitor Centre* Blue** Disability 1,3,5,7 High Octane, VIP Village Gardner Accessible Platform Campgrounds, Disability Car Park, other locations as requested*
*The Campground Shuttle operates after hours only and links up at Gate 1 with the Island Shuttle Service to Cowes and other locations on Phillip Island, see Grand Prix Shuttle Service page. For full Campground information visit the Campground Page.
**The Disability Shuttle is a ‘by request’ service. For more information please visit the Disability Services page.
- Exit from Circuit to Public Transport
For Catch-a-Coach and other Private and School Coaches, please exit out of Gate 3 and turn right.
For Phillip Island Shuttle Buses and taxis, please exit out of Gate 1 and cross Visitor Centre Drive to the Shuttle Bus queuing area.
The helipad can be accessed by exiting out of Gate 7.
- Exit from Circuit to Car Parks
For the Circuit Car Park please exit out of Gate 7.
For Patton’s Car Park please exit out of Gate 1, cross Visitor Centre Drive and follow signs to Patton’s Car Park.
For Lukey/Siberia Car Park please exit out of Gate 3, turn left and cross Back Beach Road.
- When leaving Car Parks
Circuit Car Park
Cars will be parked upon entry by return destination. On exit, Cowes vehicles from the Circuit Car Park will be directed out of Gate 2 and turned left. Melbourne vehicles from the Circuit Car Park will be directed out Visitor Centre Drive and turned right.
Please be patient when leaving the circuit and carparks, please follow directions of Car Park Staff and Victoria Police.
Patton's Car Park
Cowes vehicles will be directed right out of Patton’s Car Park and Melbourne vehicles will be directed left.Please be patient when leaving the circuit and carparks, please follow directions of Car Park Staff and Victoria Police.
Lukey/Siberia Car Park
All Vehicles will be directed left out of Lukey/Siberia Car Park.Please be patient when leaving the circuit and carparks, please follow directions of Car Park Staff and Victoria Police.
Blue Line Operation
When leaving the Circuit along Phillip Island Road (east of Back Beach Road) and the Bass Highway, two Melbourne bound lanes will operate with the aid of special blue line marking. Please be aware of this blue line and keep under the speed limit.