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Living in rural Victoria I often frequent Southern Cross station. Signs showing the suburban and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suzy P
Melbourne, Australia

Came here during my travels across the region, here’s what I think: Ambience: 4.5/5 Cleanliness... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9619 2579
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to get to a great part of the city or get a connecting train to rural Victoria Southern Cross station would be the easiest and most convenient station. Lots of shops with the Direct Factory Outlet next door for any clothes you...More

Thank BecSunChaser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you have a car you do not actually travel on public transport much and so when I went to Melbourne, even through before moving to NSW just two years I had lived in Melbourne all my life. I had been to the old Spencer...More

1  Thank June A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main Melbourne station for country and interstate travel. It was upgraded about ten years ago. It is now a modern transport hub. Around it are food courts and shops. A short distance away is the Marvel Stadium. Outside trams run down Spencer...More

Thank tomfrombrunswick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in rural Victoria I often frequent Southern Cross station. Signs showing the suburban and country trains are at both ends of the station; there are cafes, a few shops and take always. A large supermarket Is at the Collins street end of the station-...More

Thank Suzy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inside this is a typical train station which is not that special and dates back to 1859 when the original Spencer Street Station was built. The main feature of the station is the undulating roof which was built as part of the Dockland Project in...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here during my travels across the region, here’s what I think: Ambience: 4.5/5 Cleanliness: 4/5 Physical Ease: 4/5 Facilities: 4.5/5 Fun: 3.5/5 The Good: Very majestic looking Station that is connector to quite a few destinations around the Victoria State. Quite a few functional...More

Thank S102OOdaniell
Reviewed 3 October 2018

DFO - a great place to shop and wait. We went to The Coffee Club for lunch and had a good meal with a reasonable charge. Very enjoyable. There are a lot of shops to cater for all age groups and gender. It is possible...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a busy train station. Many small shops for food and groceries that frequent travelers may want. We stopped off to get the tram cards, myki cards, so we could easily pay for transportation beyond the free part of the central city. Very convenient...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 28 September 2018

OK, not sure how this rates as a tourist attraction but anyway, it's a large train station - one of the main hubs for transport in the city. It's relatively easy to get your way around. There are a few specialty shops like a newsagent...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This city station is one of the busiest in Melbourne. Its the hub for VLine and Metro Trains and Skybus. With the construction and completion of so many new building towers, especially around Collins Square there is a noticeable increase in patronage. There are also...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
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23 August 2018|
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Response from intjpk | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy myki at the auto-ticketing machine at any train station. I believe there are limited counters manned by officers at main stations if there are trains. Most kiosks - news agents - will sell or top up myki for... More
Sam M
10 March 2017|
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Response from Tooch81 | Reviewed this property |
There are. They are near the sock shop by the bus terminals. They were large enough to fit our oversized luggage and made our stay a little more convenient.