What's Essendon like?
In Essendon, you can spend time visiting the shops or simply enjoy the restaurants. In the larger area, you'll find top places to visit such as Crown Casino. DFO Essendon Shopping Center and Moonee Valley Racecourse are two places to visit nearby.
How to get to Essendon
Essendon is located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the heart of Melbourne.
- Melbourne Airport (MEL), 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from Essendon
- Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Essendon
- Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), 30.7 mi (49.4 km) from Essendon
Getting to Essendon on the metro
Stations in the neighbourhood include:
- Glenbervie Station
- Strathmore Station
Things to see and do in and around Essendon
Things to see near Essendon:
- Royal Melbourne Showgrounds (2.1 mi/3.4 km away)
- Royal Park (3.3 mi/5.3 km away)
- Princes Park (3.6 mi/5.8 km away)
- University of Melbourne (4.2 mi/6.8 km away)
- Flagstaff Gardens (4.8 mi/7.8 km away)
Things to do near Essendon:
- DFO Essendon Shopping Center (1.2 mi/1.9 km away)
- Moonee Valley Racecourse (1.5 mi/2.4 km away)
- Highpoint Shopping Centre (2.1 mi/3.4 km away)
- Flemington Racecourse (2.7 mi/4.4 km away)
- Melbourne Zoo (3.2 mi/5.2 km away)