Western United will be looking for its maiden win of the 2022/23 Isuzu UTE A-League Men season when it takes on Macarthur FC at AAMI on Friday night.
The two sides will lock horns for the sixth time, with two wins apiece and a draw in the previous meetings making for an intriguing clash.
The city is bustling again, so here’s some handy tips to get you to the game in time for kick-off.
Parking is available across the road from AAMI Park at the Eastern Plaza (Entrance D) carpark on the other side of Olympic Boulevard, adjacent to the Tennis Centre.
A 33% off price of $20 is available to any patrons that pre-book a spot in the carpark, so you can ensure that you have a spot locked in at a discounted price ahead of the game.
Metered parking is also available city-bound along the Yarra River while minimal street parking is available around Swan Street, Richmond, with time restrictions and costs applying.
Private and public street car parks are open nearby AAMI Park. Visit the AAMI Park website for further details.
AAMI Park is close to public transport with Richmond Station across the road and Flinders Street Station just a 20-minute walk from the stadium.
Train journeys are under an hour from major stations in the West, including Werribee Station on the Metro route and Tarneit Station on the V-Line service, while the V-Line running from Geelong and North Geelong Stations is just over an hour.
Fans in the Geelong region can come together for the journey into AAMI Park on the 5:47pm V-Line service, arriving at Southern Cross Station at 6:50pm before changing onto a Glen Waverley train to Richmond Station, arriving well ahead of kick-off at 7:05pm.
Residents of Tarneit and surrounding suburbs can catch the same service as it comes through Tarneit Station at 6:19pm to fill the train with Green and Black fans on the way to the ground.
Werribee-based fans will have trains available every 10 minutes at Werribee Station, with the 6:19pm service arriving at Richmond at 7:06pm, via a changeover at Flinders Street.
Train schedules throughout the West
V-Line service from Geelong Station
- Depart Geelong Station at 5:47pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:05pm (via Glen Waverley service from Southern Cross Station).
- Depart Geelong Station at 6:12pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:31pm (via Belgrave service from Southern Cross Station).
V-Line service from Tarneit Station
- Depart Tarneit Station at 6:19pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:05pm (via Glen Waverley service from Southern Cross Station).
- Depart Geelong Station at 6:46pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:31pm (via Belgrave service from Southern Cross Station).
Metro service from Werribee Station
- Depart Werribee Station at 6:19pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:06pm (via Sandringham service from Flinders Street Station).
- Depart Werribee Station at 6:29pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:20pm (via changeover at Newport Station).
- Depart Werribee Station at 6:39pm, arrive at Richmond Station at 7:29pm (via Lilydale service from Southern Cross Station).
Western United vs Macarthur FC
Friday, 21 October
Kick-off: 7:45pm AEDT
AAMI Park, Melbourne