Your guide to AFL Melbourne Football Clubs training ground locations and getting there by booking a taxi

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AFL Melbourne Football Club Training Grounds

Book a taxi and see your team train with the help of our useful guide and locations the Melbourne AFL training grounds.

Melbourne Football Club

The oldest team in the competition, the inventor of the game and also the team with the longest Premiership drought train in Cremone on a piece of land which was originally used to graze horses known as Goschs Paddock. When the Demons aren’t training, the parkland remains open to the public, so head there early, enjoy the beautiful scenery then get a close look at the D’s form.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to Goschs Paddock $9
St Kilda to Goschs Paddock $15
Brunswick to Goschs Paddock $24

Essendon Football Club

The Essendon Football club originally trained and played their home games at Windy Hill, they now train out near the Tullamarine Melbourne Airport at the True Value Solar Centre, where they have new state of the art facilities with two practice grounds copying the exact dimensions of the MCG and Etihad Stadium – although all these facilities have not transferred to on-field success.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to the True Value Solar Centre $66
Richmond to the True Value Solar Centre $76
St Kilda to the True Value Solar Centre $70
Brunswick to the True Value Solar Centre $46

Western Bulldogs

The Western Bulldogs have their training ground and spiritual home at the Ted Whitten Oval in the heart of Footscray. The Whitten Oval was the Bulldogs home ground in it’s day with a capacity of over 25,000. In 2011 the grounds had a complete revamp to provide the dogs the facilities needed to compete in the new AFL era with new stands, change rooms and new administration.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to the Ted Whitten Oval $35
Richmond to the Ted Whitten Oval $45
St Kilda to the Ted Whitten Oval $40
Brunswick to the Ted Whitten Oval $26

Richmond Football Club

Richmond are the reigning Premiers of the competition and train at the Punt Road Oval which is located a stones throw away from the MCG. Just get dropped off on Hoddle st, and head there during the week for training, or before the match at the MCG.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to Punt Road Oval $13
St Kilda to Punt Road Oval $15
Brunswick to Punt Road Oval $25

 

 

Collingwood Football Club

One of the biggest club’s in the competition, Collingwood train at the Westpac Centre which is located across the road from Rod Laver Arena, the home of the Australian Tennis Open. Collingwood have one of the biggest supporter bases in Melbourne and currently have over 50 thousand members.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to the Westpac Centre $13
St Kilda to the Westpac Centre $15
Brunswick to the Westpac Centre $25

The Kangaroos

The Kangaroos, formerly known as the North Melbourne Kangaroos, have their traditional training base at Arden St in North Melbourne. The Kangaroos in white and blue are one of the smaller Melbourne AFL clubs but do have very fierce and loyal supporters.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to the Westpac Centre $11
Richmond to the Westpac Centre $22
St Kilda to the Westpac Centre $24
Brunswick to the Westpac Centre $32

The Carlton Football Club

The Carlton Football Club, known as The Blues, along with Collingwood and Essendon is one of the largest clubs in Melbourne. Their training ground is located a short taxi ride from Melbourne’s CBD at Princess Park in Carlton. Watch the Blues train and join hundreds of locals and trourists stroll around the beautiful parkland surrounding the training grounds.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to Princes Park $11
Richmond to the Princess Park $21
St Kilda to the Princess Park $40
Brunswick to the Princess Park $12

Hawthorn Football Club

Hawthorn have been one of the most successful teams over the last few decades, their traditional base was at Glenferrie Oval in Hawthorn, however, they now train at a state of the art facility located in Waverly, which is just East of Melbourne’s CBD.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to Waverley Park $60
Richmond to Waverley Park $54
St Kilda to Waverley Park $49
Brunswick to Waverley Park $90

St. Kilda Football Club

St. Kilda have just moved their training ground to Seaford at a new facility called the Linen House Centre. Equipped with a purpose built swimming pool, and state of the art sports science equipment, including an altitude room allowing the team to train in altitudes over 3500 meters. Far from a stones throw a way, book a Silvertop taxi to Linen House and ride there in style.
Fare estimate to book a taxi from…
Melbourne CBD to Linen House Centre $102
Richmond to the Linen House Centre $101
St Kilda to the Linen House Centre $96
Brunswick to Linen House Centre $131

 

 

 

 

 

You can travel to any or all of these Melbourne football favourites by booking a taxi online, via the Silver Top smartphone app or by calling 131 008!

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