Welcome to our visitor information page. Here you will find helpful information to make your visit to Queen Vic Market as easy and enjoyable as possible.


Queen Vic Market is OPEN for fresh produce, specialty shopping and great eats. 

From this Thursday 29 October, the Market’s specialty retail shops and stalls, cafés and restaurants will reopen and all areas of the Market will be open. 

Come and rediscover Queen Victoria Market, shop locally and support our city’s small, family-run businesses. If you are unsure if you can travel to Queen Vic Market due to the current 25km restrictions, please click here to utilise the free mapping tool. 

All areas of the Market are open but please note the following: 

  • Cafes and restaurants open for seated indoor and outdoor service with a maximum 10 people per group, seating 1.5 metres from other groups.  
  • Specialty stalls are now located between A to F Sheds due to the restoration of J-M Sheds.
  • String Bean Alley will open on Sundays only. 

When you shop at Queen Vic Market, you’ll be supporting local, family-run businesses. It’s fresh, it’s local and it’s authentic.

Trading Hours:

  • Tuesday 6am-3pm
  • Thursday 6am-3pm
  • Friday 6am-3pm
  • Saturday 6am-4pm
  • Sunday 9am-4pm

Specialty Shopping opens at 9am.

Please note that traders have the option to close one hour early each trading day.

Parking in market car park:

  • Free one hour parking on Market days with entry after 9am.
  • Free early bird parking on Market days 6am-9am.

Click here to view the Market’s carpark rates.

Queen Victoria Market Visitor Hub

Our Visitor Hub is temporarily closed.
Further to the City of Melbourne’s announcement regarding the temporary closure of some Council facilities, we have been advised that all City of Melbourne Visitor Hubs will be closed until further notice. Regrettably this includes the closure of the Queen Victoria Market Visitor Hub located on the corner of String Bean Alley and Queen Street. This decision will be regularly reviewed and there may be an extension of the closure, subject to further guidance from the City of Melbourne and other relevant authorities.

For all customer enquiries, please email: info@qvm.com.au 

Directions & Map

A short walk from the City centre, Queen Victoria Market is bounded by Peel, Franklin, Victoria & Elizabeth Streets.

  • Car

    Parking is available on Queen Street between Therry and Victoria Streets, and also in the Market carpark which is accessible via Franklin or Queen Streets. See more info below.

  • Bike

    There is free bike parking in and around the Market. Major bike lanes leading to the Market run along Royal Parade and Victoria Street.

  • Tram

    It’s also super easy to catch a tram! Just jump on Yarra Trams route 19, 57, 58 or 59 which stop right outside the Market.

  • Train

    Only a 7 minute walk from Melbourne Central and Flagstaff Stations. Walk north along Elizabeth or William Street.

  • Regional Train

    V/Line trains run from Regional Victoria to Southern Cross station, then a 15-20 minute walk from the station.

  • Airport Shuttle

    SkyBus run from Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport to Southern Cross station, then a 15-20 minute walk from the station.

  • Cruise Arrivals

    Take Yarra Trams route 109 from Station Pier (Stop 129, Beacon Cove) to Stop 5 (Elizabeth St/ Collins St). Then jump on route 19, 57 or 59 which stop right outside the Market.

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