Overview

Thousands of locals and visitors pass through iconic Flinders Street railway station on a daily basis. On this tour you’ll get a more in-depth appreciation for the grand building that personifies Melbourne. Learn about the station’s history and the many roles it has played in city life for more than a century.

Flinders Street Station Tour
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Christoskontas (via TripAdvisor)

‘Flinders Street station is a historic building from the 19th century in Melbourne’s downtown. It’s a remarkable piece of story telling and a meeting point for citizens. It’s located in a very central part of the city, opposite Federation Square. There’s a pedestrian corridor below the station, from where you can reach the river.’

  • Duration:

    2 hours (approx.)

  • Runs:

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

  • Departs at:

    2.00pm

  • Departs from:

    Flinders Street railway station

Featured guest review

'Flinders Street station is a historic building from the 19th century in Melbourne's downtown. It's a remarkable piece of story telling and a meeting point for citizens. It's located in a very central part of the city, opposite Federation Square. There's a pedestrian corridor below the station, from where you can reach the river.'- Christoskontas (via TripAdvisor)

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  • Explore the concourse, platforms and subways of Melbourne’s most iconic building
  • Learn the history of the construction of the station
  • Hear historical details about the golden age of train travel
  • Maximum group size: 14.
  • Guided small group walking tour
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
  • Expert commentary
  • Visitor’s pass to the station (a Myki card is not required).

  • Christoskontas – Via TripAdvisor

    Flinders Street station is a historic building from the 19th century in Melbourne's downtown. It's a remarkable piece of story telling and a meeting point for citizens. It's located in a very central part of the city, opposite Federation Square. There's a pedestrian corridor below the station, from where you can reach the river.

  • Highlights
    • Explore the concourse, platforms and subways of Melbourne’s most iconic building
    • Learn the history of the construction of the station
    • Hear historical details about the golden age of train travel
    • Maximum group size: 14.
  • What's Included
    • Guided small group walking tour
    • Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
    • Expert commentary
    • Visitor’s pass to the station (a Myki card is not required).
  • What You Can Expect

    You’ll meet your expert guide for this Flinders Street Station Tour under the iconic clocks — a favourite meeting place for tourists and locals for decades. There you’ll be issued with your special Visitor’s Pass to gain entry to the station.

    The tour begins on the concourse, where your guide will provide commentary on the history and architecture of the main station building. You’ll then be guided around various points of interest on the upper platforms, before heading underground to the subways.

    This Flinders Street Station Tour provides plenty of interesting facts about the golden age of train travel and the role the railway played in Melbourne’s expansion, and you’ll also learn the backstory of significant but rarely seen parts of the station. These include the 1930s rooftop crèche and outdoor playing area, and even Melbourne’s first juice bar — dating back to 1926!

    Whether you are a first-time visitor to the city or have lived here all your life, this Flinders Street Station Tour will give you a new perspective on the enigmatic and much-loved building that remains the Grande Dame of ‘Marvellous Melbourne’.

    Important notes

    • This tour has one central meeting point. Once your booking has been completed, an order confirmation will be sent automatically to your email address. You will also receive a booking confirmation with meeting point details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone.
    • This tour has one standard price for adults and children. Families with young children are requested to book a private tour.
    • Access to the Ballroom is not possible on this tour, due to State Government regulations.
    • This tour operates in all weather conditions.
    • To purchase a gift voucher, please click here.
    • Do you have a group enquiry? Please contact us.
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  • Guest Reviews

    • Christoskontas – Via TripAdvisor

      Flinders Street station is a historic building from the 19th century in Melbourne's downtown. It's a remarkable piece of story telling and a meeting point for citizens. It's located in a very central part of the city, opposite Federation Square. There's a pedestrian corridor below the station, from where you can reach the river.

What You Can Expect

You’ll meet your expert guide for this Flinders Street Station Tour under the iconic clocks — a favourite meeting place for tourists and locals for decades. There you’ll be issued with your special Visitor’s Pass to gain entry to the station.

The tour begins on the concourse, where your guide will provide commentary on the history and architecture of the main station building. You’ll then be guided around various points of interest on the upper platforms, before heading underground to the subways.

This Flinders Street Station Tour provides plenty of interesting facts about the golden age of train travel and the role the railway played in Melbourne’s expansion, and you’ll also learn the backstory of significant but rarely seen parts of the station. These include the 1930s rooftop crèche and outdoor playing area, and even Melbourne’s first juice bar — dating back to 1926!

Whether you are a first-time visitor to the city or have lived here all your life, this Flinders Street Station Tour will give you a new perspective on the enigmatic and much-loved building that remains the Grande Dame of ‘Marvellous Melbourne’.

Important notes

  • This tour has one central meeting point. Once your booking has been completed, an order confirmation will be sent automatically to your email address. You will also receive a booking confirmation with meeting point details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone.
  • This tour has one standard price for adults and children. Families with young children are requested to book a private tour.
  • Access to the Ballroom is not possible on this tour, due to State Government regulations.
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions.
  • To purchase a gift voucher, please click here.
  • Do you have a group enquiry? Please contact us.
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