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Flinders Street Station Luggage Storage Guide 2023

Posted Mar 24, 2023

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage near Flinders Street Station?" Perhaps you just arrived in Melbourne and need a place to store your bags near Flinders Street Station before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Stockland Tooronga, Eastland, or Westfield Southland and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on planning on at Gerry Green Reserve, Federation Square, or St Kilda Beach .

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Flinders Street Station!

Luggage storage nearby Flinders Street Station with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Melbourne with multiple locations near Flinders Street Station.

Featured in , Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Flinders Street Station area start at just A$8.00 per 24h/bag.

Book through our or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Flinders Street Station area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are IKEA Restaurant, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, and IKEA Restaurant & Cafe. You can also go for a hike around Moonee Ponds Creek Trail, Lysterfield National Park, and Altona Meadows Wetlands. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Young and Jacksons, Arbory, and Rialto Towers.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Flinders Street Station area?

Multiple locations near Flinders Street Station$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongingsVetted store locations to ensure trust and safety2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags inThousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored

How do I store luggage near Flinders Street Station with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Flinders Street Station really easily. . Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Flinders Street Station and Melbourne without your things!

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About Flinders Street Station

Located at the corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street in Melbourne, Flinders Street Station is a major hub and sees millions of visitors each year. This location is one of the main stations for the metropolitan railway system as well as cross-country trains. The iconic building was built in 1854 and named Melbourne Terminus; it has been listed as a Victorian Heritage Building. The Flinders Street Station was the very first rail station opened in any city in Australia. The clocks at the station were put in place during the 1860s to display the departure times and are still in use today. Originally, the clocks were manual, and an employee had to set them several times a day. Now, the clocks have been converted to update automatically from the station offices. 

Above the terminals is a ballroom that has long since been abandoned. The hall hosted dance classes, concerts, and dance competitions. In the 50s and 60s, dances were held at the ballroom for Allied servicemen, and it became one of the most popular of its kind in Melbourne. The ballroom closed in 1983. A gymnasium is located next door, and it, too, has been shuttered since the early 1980s. The rooftop running track is still open, and it is not an unusual sight to see people walking or running along the 440-yard track. 

Fun Fact: The Flinders Street Station is considered to be haunted. There have been numerous sightings of a ghost that some call George. Many visitors claim to have seen George standing on platform 10, staring out at the Yarra River and holding fishing gear. He then vanishes into thin air. It is widely speculated that George is really the ghost of Ernest Leahy, who perished in the Yarra River in October of 1902 after being involved in a boating accident while fishing. 

Things to do Near Flinders Street Station

You most likely can spend hours wandering through Flinders Street Station, looking at the shops, dining, and enjoying the beautiful architecture. Once you are finished exploring, head out into Melbourne and see what the neighborhood near Flinders Street Station. Bounce has a few suggestions to get you started on your journey. 

  • Head across the street to Federation Square and take in the sights such as the Ian Potter Centre
  • Visit the Southbank and Arts Centre Melbourne located on the Yarra River and only a short walk from the station
  • You do not have to be a sports enthusiast to appreciate the Melbourne Cricket Ground and National Sports Museum one of the world’s best sports stadiums
  • Take in a bit of culture at the National Gallery of Victoria, the oldest public art gallery in the country
  • Sign up for a City Circle Tram Tour and listen to tour guides singing praises of Melbourne’s exciting history, hop on and off throughout the city to see some of the historic sites
  • Make your way to the Eureka Tower, a 91 story tower complete with gold-plated windows and gold crown that gleam in the afternoon sun
  • Wander through the Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building with its elaborate exhibits and amazing architecture

Transit Options In or Near Flinders Street Station

  • Tram (86)
  • Bus (220, 350, 605, 906)
  • SkyBus
  • Train (Werribee, Sunbury, Mernda, Hurstbridge, Glen Waverley, Cranbourne, Craigieburn)

Luggage Storage Near Flinders Street Station

Being a major transportation hub for Melbourne, Flinders Street Station can be a busy, crowded place. Being jostled by the masses while lugging around your baggage does not sound like a lot of fun. You certainly do not want to leave your bags unattended while you explore the shops or grab a bite to eat. Find a Bounce partner just around the corner from the station to drop your bags for safekeeping. Then, take your time and wander through Flinders Street Station and the surrounding areas. 

Luggage Storage Options Near Flinders Street Station

Flinders Street Station is one of the busiest train stations in Australia and sees millions of people come through each year. While the station does offer small storage lockers, these lockers are not big enough to stow luggage or oversized bags. Download the Bounce app and find a location near the station. Stow all your belongings before setting out to explore the neighborhoods surrounding Flinders Street Station. 

Luggage Storage Near Federation Square

Take a stroll across the street and start exploring Federation Square, an ultra-modern plaza filled with shops, cafes, restaurants, and attractions. Federation Square was completed in 2002 to commemorate 100 years of the city being divided into boroughs or Melburnians. Visitors and locals come to this plaza for various festivals and events. There are usually about 2,000 different events held throughout the year at Federation Square. Something exciting is almost always happening here. The site is home to the Ian Potter Centre NGV Australia, an amazing art gallery dedicated to Australian Art, and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Learn about the impact of movies on Australian culture. When seeking free Wi-Fi in Melbourne, head to Federation Square, one of the biggest free Wi-Fi spots in the entire country. The plaza becomes crowded quickly; seek out a Bounce partner to drop your things so you can easily move about without being burdened with large bags. 

Luggage Storage Near Royal Botanic Gardens

Spend the day soaking up nature and breathing the fresh Australian air without ever leaving Melbourne. The Royal Botanic Gardens were first opened in 1846 and encompass about 93 acres of lush parkland in Melbourne. There are over 8,500 different plant species cultivated at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Stroll along well-manicured paths through dense foliage of blooming flowers, fragrant shrubbery, and rare or endangered species. Visit in the summer and enjoy a moonlight cinema to see the gardens highlighted under the bright moon and stars. Bring the kids and check out the Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden, where children can learn about gardening and how to cultivate the earth. Sign up for the Aboriginal Heritage Walk to learn about the indigenous peoples of Australia. After you have explored the gardens, stop by the Terrace Café for a refreshing snack and drink or visit during traditional high tea for a ceremonial tea service. The Royal Botanic Gardens are exquisite. You will be doing a lot of walking, so find a Bounce location to drop your things before entering the gardens. 

Luggage Storage Near Southbank and Arts Centre Melbourne

Explore the wonders found at Southbank and Arts Centre in Melbourne, located on the Yarra River and only a short walk from Flinders Street Station. Meander down the Southbank Promenade and marvel at the street performers entertaining the crowd. Sit down to a leisurely meal at one of the outdoor cafés. Be sure to visit on a Sunday for the arts and crafts market that is open year-round. If you are lucky, you may even experience one of the many festivals held at Southbank Promenade. Drop by the Arts Centre on St. Kilda Road for a fantastic show or a behind-the-scenes tour. There are several theaters and entertainment spaces in the Arts Centre, including Hamer Hall, which is home to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. The center itself has been named a Victorian Heritage Building. You will be doing quite a bit of walking along the promenade and through the center. Don’t be bogged down with bulky baggage or other personal items. Instead, drop by a Bounce partner and leave your things while you explore. 


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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Flinders Street Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Flinders Street Station is just A$8.00/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Flinders Street Station?

    There are multiple locations in the Flinders Street Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Melbourne Airport (MEL), SkyBus Terminal, and Ginifer and all over Melbourne.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Flinders Street Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Flinders Street Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Flinders Street Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Flinders Street Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Flinders Street Station and in the broader Melbourne area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Flinders Street Station?

    Popular metro stations like Clifton Hill Underpass can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Melbourne near Flinders Street Station, you may be close to some bus stations: Southern Cross Station Coach Terminal, Clifton Hill Interchange, or Highpoint Bus Interchange. If traveling by train, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne Central railway station, and North Melbourne Station are nearest to Flinders Street Station.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Flinders Street Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Flinders Street Station are Crown Towers, Crown Metropol, and Arise Australia 108. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Flinders Street Station are College Lawn Hotel, Hotel Barkly, and Baptcare - Westhaven Community.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Flinders Street Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Flinders Street Station are McDonald's, Subway, and Cafe Baci's.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Flinders Street Station?

    Check out the nearby Princes Park, Carlton Gardens, and Fawkner Park.

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