Preston is located within Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs just 9 km from the Melbourne CBD and 20 minutes from the airport. Home to the Northern Blues and Northern Nights, Austin Hospital and NMIT University, Preston is an eventful suburb that is highly accessible to and from Melbourne city by private car or public transport.
Visitors to Preston will find dining and shopping at their fingertips. The Preston Markets promise bargain hunters a great find and operate from Wednesday to Saturday. Browse the many stalls selling a range of unique homemade goods, fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers. Indulge in the delicious array of coffee, doughnuts, hot dumplings and more. Dine at one of the suburb’s leading restaurants or cafes on Preston’s High Street and sample the local flavour on offer.
When it comes to shopping, the Northland Shopping Centre with its 300 stores has everything you need, including a number of well-known brands along with large department chains including Myer and Target, along with Hoyts Cinema and Woolworth’s supermarket, making it your one-stop shop while in Preston.