Melbourne Airport Transport Options

Getting to and from Melbourne Airport couldn’t be simpler. From airport car hire to public transport, there are a range of options available to get you to and from your final destination smoothly.


The SkyBus express bus offers services from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne city centre. The shuttle operates every 10 minutes, 24/7, including all public holidays. Adult fares are AU$19 one-way and AU$38 return.


There is no tram direct from Melbourne Airport. Tram Route 59 arrives at the Airport West terminus and connects to Melbourne Airport by shuttle bus.


Taxis are available on the ground level of all terminals at Melbourne Airport. Fares are approximately AU$60 between Melbourne Airport and the central business district. Use the taxi fare estimator for other destinations in and around Melbourne.

Car Rentals

Picking up a car hire from Melbourne Airport is an easy and convenient way to travel through the city and beyond. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Redspot all have car hire stations on-site on the ground level of the short-term car park, as well as information desks located within the domestic terminals.

By Car

Melbourne CBD is roughly 24 kilometres south of the Airport and is easily reached via the M2. During rush hour, leave at least 30 minutes to get to and from the downtown core.