Melbourne is by the Atlantic Ocean in East Central Florida and easily accessible by car, plane or boat. Following are typical driving times from various Florida cities:

Miami - 2 hours
West Palm Beach – 1 hour, 20 minutes
Vero Beach – 45 minutes
Cocoa Beach – 30 minutes
Daytona Beach – 1 hour, 30 minutes
Jacksonville – 2 hours, 40 minutes
Gainesville – 2 hours, 45 minutes
Tampa – 2 hours
Orlando – 1 hour

By Car:
The start/finish line of the Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon is easily accessible by car as it is located near the intersection of US 1 and SR-192. Parking is available at the multi-story parking garage immediately north of the race starting area and on side streets to the east, north and west of this intersection. Arrive early as you may have quite a walk to the start.

For GPS purposes:

Saturday Start – 2205 S. Front St., Melbourne, FL (Note – parking is not allowed here!)
Sunday Start – 1005 East Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne, FL
PARKING GARAGE – 900 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne, FL


Please plan your arrival times accordingly.


Free parking is available on the side streets in Downtown Melbourne or paid parking is available in the City Hall parking garage on Strawbridge Ave, near Municipal Ave.

By Air:

The Melbourne International Airport is served by Delta Airlines and US Air, with several daily flights to and from Melbourne and select other East Coast airports.