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The Melbourne Cup regularly attracts more than 100,000 on Melbourne Cup day and can attract more than 400,000 people over the 4 day Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Tickets for the Melbourne Cup are often hot property and certain sections of the course will sell-out leading up to race-day.

Going to the Melbourne Cup? Get all your Melbourne Cup 2022 tips and information here!

Melbourne Cup Prices

Ticket prices for the Melbourne Cup start from $90.75 for adults. General admission tickets give patrons access to all the general public areas on Melbourne Cup day making it a very social way to watch the Melbourne Cup.

If you’re looking to purchase a reserved seat on Melbourne Cup day then ticket prices start from $238.60. Reserved seat tickets are often the first tickets to sell out so we recommend purchasing these as early as possible should you wish to attend.

When do Melbourne Cup tickets go on sale?

Tickets to the Melbourne Cup are on sale now, you can purchase tickets via the Ticketek website or by visiting a Ticketek outlet. Ticketing booths are often set up at popular locations around Melbourne closer to the Spring Carnival.

Melbourne Cup Packages

The Melbourne Cup is an incredibly exciting event and if you’re only going to do it once, then why not go all out. Melbourne Cup packages can be purchased through many of the events groups around the country and provide a 5-star experience for those wishing to experience the Melbourne Cup in style.

Melbourne Cup packages can include tickets to the hottest marquees, accomodation and travel to and from the Flemington Racecourse. Many of these packages include a cruise to the races which is a popular way for many people to get to the course.

Melbourne Cup Marquee Tickets

Marquee tickets are the hottest tickets in town come the Melbourne Cup Carnival. If you can get your hands on a marquee ticket on any of the major Spring Carnival races days then you’re sure to be rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.

Trackside private marquees can be inquired about on the Flemington website.

Lawn, Standing and Seating Tickets

Tickets for the Lawn and certain standing and seating areas can be purchased by the public via the Ticketek website. Prices are listed in the table above.

It’s important to note that the Melbourne Cup is a fully ticketed event so it’s vital that you pre-book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment on the day.

How much does it cost to enter the Melbourne Cup?

Ticket prices for the Melbourne Cup vary but in previous years a general admission ticket has been priced at $90.75 for adults.

How to get Melbourne Cup marquee tickets

Tickets to marquees are often not available to be purchased and only guests of the host companies will be given access to tickets.


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