Transport and parking

Public transport

Box Hill is a thriving transport hub catering for trains, buses, trams and cars. It also has a comprehensive path network for bikes and walking.

Parking around this area is difficult so public transport is recommended.

If you do travel via public transport then MYKI is the one-stop-shop for all the information you need to know about Victoria’s public transport services, fares and ticketing.

MYKI makes train, tram, coach and bus travel easier, with their website journey planner, customer call centre, timetables, pocket guides and mobile phone applications.

Select MYKI to read everything you need to know about MYKI.

Riding your bike to class

Boxhill Institute and CAE cater for students who ride bikes. 

Click here for more information.

Public transport maps

Select the transport map (image) to view parking at Box Hill.

Select the Whitehorse transport map (image) to view sounding areas.

Bus: most buses to Box Hill arrive and depart from Box Hill Central on the second floor.

Tram: tram route 109 runs from Port Melbourne to Box Hill and stops outside all three main campuses.

Taxis: the nearest taxi stand is located at Box Hill Central next to the Bus Depot, or in front of the Whitehorse Campus on the corner of Whitehorse Road and Market Street.

Call a Cab:

  • Black Cabs, phone 132 227
  • Silver Top Taxis, phone 8413 7202
  • Yellow Cabs, phone 9277 3877.

Wheelchair accessible taxis can be booked through any of the above.

To find your way round visit:

Google maps

Journey planner

Car parking on campus

There is limited parking available to students and visitors on campus. Tickets can be purchased at ticket machines for non-permit holders. Disabled parking is available.

Instructions: Select the area parking map to reveal parking spots.

There is very limited parking on the Elgar and Nelson campuses, and there is no student parking on the Whitehorse campus before 3pm. To park in the Institute car parks, you must have a valid parking permit displayed on your vehicle. Permits can be purchased from Student Service Centres (where you pay your course fees) for $13.00 for a full year and $6.50 for half a year. Cheaper rates are available for concession holders. Even with a pre-purchased permit, you will still need to pay $3.00 per day to park on Institute grounds. These fees are subject to change. Please note the Box Hill Institute car park on the corner of Elgar and Whitehorse Roads is $1.00 per hour up to 4 hours or $5.00 for the whole day. Please always read signs to check conditions of parking.

For additional information:

Instructions: Select the parking in Box Hill map to find out more about parking and signage.    

Disabled parking

Disabled parking is available at all campuses. To utilise disabled parking spaces, a current council permit is required. For further information, contact Disability Liaison Services on 9286 9893, or consult the campus maps.

Last modified: Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 2:55 PM