The Australian Synchrotron is located at 800 Blackburn Road in Clayton, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria.

Please note that visits can only be made by prior arrangement.

Visitor safety information

Visitor Safety Information - MUST RE READ BY ALL VISITORS (pdf, 213 kb).

Locating the Synchrotron

Australian Synchrotron map

Directions from Melbourne CBD by car:

  • Take the Monash Freeway (also known as the M1 or CityLink; formerly the South Eastern freeway)

  • Exit at Blackburn Rd

  • At Blackburn Rd, turn right.

  • The Australian Synchrotron is on the left-hand side, opposite Monash University and just before the Wellington Rd intersection. Parking is available onsite.

 Traveling by public transport:

  • The following buses stop at a bus stop on Blackburn Rd near the Australian Synchrotron: 703, 737.

  • The following buses stop at the Monash University bus loop: 630, 631, 691, 703, 733, 737, 802/804/862. From there, visitors can exit Monash University on the Wellington Rd side (nearest the bus loop), walk down Wellington Rd alongside the University and then cross Blackburn Rd at the traffic intersection to reach the Australian Synchrotron.

  • The nearest train stations are Huntingdale and Clayton stations which are on the Cranbourne/Pakenham line, and Syndal station which is on the Glen Waverley line. Connecting buses can be caught from any of these train stations.

Further transport service details


Contacting the Synchrotron

Public Access Events:

Please watch our events page or Facebook page for opportunities to visit the Australian Synchrotron or contact