Transport to the Balnarring Horse Racing

Updated – 9 October 2023

The Balnarring Picnic Racing Club holds its annual Balnarring Cup and several other horse racing events starting on 11th November 2023 with the Balnarring Cup on Australia Day – 26th January 2024.

Run-on arguably the best picnic racing course in Australia, the Balnarring races are a great day out for everyone.

There is more than just horse racing at the Balnarring picnic races, there are the Chris Humphreys wildlife show and other activities for kids.

How to get to the Balnarring Picnic Races? Balnarring race course is about 80-90 minutes from Melbourne CBD and at this busy and festive time of the year, it’s important to travel safely and responsibly.

Balnarring Racing Meetings

11th November 2023 – November Race Meeting

9th December 2023 – December Race Meeting

14th January 2024 – January Race Meeting

26th January 2024 – Balnarring Cup

10th March 2024 – March Race Meeting

30th March 2024 – Easter Saturday – Fashions on the Field

Safe Transport

City Hire Cars has a fleet of 12 seater Mercedes minibuses, luxury maxi cabs and chauffeur cars available to transfer you from Melbourne CBD to the horse racing and return, saving you the hassle of having designated drivers and battling with the holiday traffic.

With City Hire Cars you will be able to enjoy a cold beer or champagne while travelling to the races and you won’t have to worry about parking, or driving home.

Balnarring Horse Racing Transfer Options

Luxury Mercedes Minibus
Our luxury Mercedes Sprinter minibus seats up to 11 passengers and is equipped with leather seats and air conditioning to transport your group comfortably.

Mercedes Sprinter mini bus

Luxury Maxi Van Shuttle
Our luxury maxi people movers cater for up to 7 passengers and will have your group arriving at the horse racing in style.

Mercedes maxi cab - people mover for Melbourne airport transfers

Chauffeur Driven Limousine
Our luxury European limousines cater for up to 4 passengers taking your group from Melbourne to the races in style.

Each luxury maxi cab or minibus will depart Melbourne and drop you off at the entrance to the Balnarring race course.

Book Your Balnarring Races Minibus or People Mover Transfer

Call us on 1300 CITY HIRE CAR (1300 248 944) or visit our Secure Bookings page to make your booking.

Prices dependent on the number of passengers in your group, call us for a quote.

You can read more event information about the Balnarring Picnic Races at

Balnarring picnic races
Balnarring picnic races