Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Arguably the defining landmark of Melbourne, Flinders Street Station is a colonial-era railway station at the junction of Flinders and Swanston Streets. The main entrance is known for several clocks hanging over it and is a popular meeting spot. "Meet you under the clocks" is an oft-repeated local phrase. This was the first railway station in an Australian city and the world's busiest passenger station in the late 1920s. Today, the building is a cultural icon, with its prominent dome, arched entrance, and the recognizable clocks. You can easily access this historic landmark, which is responsible for two of Melbourne's busiest pedestrian crossings, from almost anywhere in the city by car or subway. Flinders Street Station is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Melbourne Edition.
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  • Must visit while you're in Melbourne. Lovely staff at this place would always help you out pretty much with everything.  more »
  • Well worth a visit while in Melbourne. It is more than just a railway station. Serves as a meeting place for locals. Small shops/stalls trade within the station. Situated opposite Federation Square, a...  more »
  • Loads of people going every which way. Traffic seems to flow reasonably smoothly in peak times. Nice cafes nearby  more »
  • Perfect for storing your luggage when you need to kill a day before flying. Has free WiFi and power outlets.
  • A centralised service inside the flinders street station that can be used to store your bags for the day... well priced and open nearly all day. NOTE: You'll need a Myki card (Vic public transport card) to enter into Flinders Street Station
  • $5.50 for each backpack stored until 7:15pm

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