How to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) ✈️ to the City Center
Melbourne Airport (MEL), colloquially known as Tullamarine Airport, is the primary airport of Melbourne and is located about 22 km south of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Melbourne by SkyBus (Express Bus), Public Bus, Taxi, Private Transfer, Uber or Rental Car.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Melbourne Airport (MEL) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all airport transfers from Melbourne Airport to the City Center
|40 Min.||AU$ 19.95||Details|
|Public Bus||60‑90 Min.||AU$ 4.50||Details|
|Taxi||30 Min.||AU$ 40‑50||Details|
|30 Min.||AU$ 90||Details|
|Uber||30 Min.||AU$ 55‑65||Details|
|Rental Car||30 Min.||Individ.||Details|
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Private transfer) is the more faster and comfortable option.
Melbourne Travel Tips (AD)
Travel tips and recommendations for a great stay in Melbourne:
Tours and attractions in Melbourne
City passes & tickets with time slot
Private transfer from the airport
High-quality suitcases & trolleys