The nine kilometres (six mile) trip from the city of Melbourne will take about 25 minutes in peak hour traffic and 15 minutes at other times.
If you are coming from Melbourne airport, add another 45 minutes in peak hour and 30 minutes at other times. A taxi rank is situated on the railway station side of Sir John Monash Drive.
By train and tram:
The Caulfield Railway Station is next to the campus. Four lines stop at the station: Cranbourne, Dandenong, Frankston and Pakenham.
The No. 3 tram from Swanston Street will take you directly to the Caulfield campus.
Bus Route 624 -- Kew, Auburn Railway Station, Caulfield Railway Station, Chadstone Shopping Centre, Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Oakleigh Railway Station.
Bus Route 900 -- Stud Park Shopping Centre, Waverley Park, Monash University Clayton campus, Huntingdale Station, Oakleigh Railway Station, Chadstone Shopping Centre, Monash University Caulfield campus, Caulfield Railway Station.
Monash shuttle bus services run in both directions from Clayton to Caulfield campuses. All shuttle bus services are free and run Monday to Friday during the academic year on. See Inter-campus shuttle bus for more information and schedules.
Students travelling between Mornington Peninsula Shire can use the PTV 887 Monash University Connector to access the Frankston railway line. This service operates between Rosebud and the Peninsula campus (standard PTV fares apply), stopping at Frankston train station, where students can link to Monash University's Caulfield Campus. Buses run six times a day from Rosebud and also connect with the Clayton - Peninsula shuttle bus service. For timetable information, including shuttle bus connections, see the 887 timetable (PDF, 0.2MB).
Monash myki Commuter Club
Monash is now offering all staff (including sessionals and casuals) and non-concession students (including international students), the opportunity to participate in the Monash myki Commuter Club scheme. The scheme offers public transport users a 10% discount on 365 day passes.
Rideshare is sharing the car with one or more other people to get to campus. There is only one strict rule with rideshare: you must arrive at the carpark with two people and two valid carpool permits. To find out more about ridesharing at Caulfield or to register for ridesharing, you need to visit the Monash Rideshare Service webpage.
If you’re planning to ride to university, Bicycle Victoria and VicRoads are a good place to check out Melbourne’s cycling routes and bike paths
We’ve got secure parking for your bike on the ground floor of the multi-level carpark. There’s a bike repair station that’s nice and close to the showers and change rooms at Monash Sport as well
We’ve also got 20 outdoor bike cages you can hire on a semester basis. Just go to the MONSU Caulfield Service Desk (Building S, Level 2) if you’d like to book one
Another option is Parkiteer. They have a bike cage at the Caulfield train station. All you need to do is register and pay a $50 refundable deposit. After that, you can use the cage as much as you like.
Parking on campus
A user pay, multi-level car park is available on campus for staff, students, visitors and the general public. Entry to the car park is from Princes Avenue. Ticket machine parking is also available in the Guineas car park - entry via Normanby Road.