Melbourne International Airport
Melbourne Airport is modern, fast & friendly, 25 kms from Melbourne's CBD.
Melbourne Airport prides itself on ensuring passengers are provided with the best possible level of service.
Whether you're planning a night at the Airport before your flight, have special needs, or have particular luggage requirements, Melbourne Airport can accommodate your needs.
Melbourne Airport is located in the suburb of Tullamarine and was originally named Tullamarine Airport, before becoming Melbourne International Airport.
Melbourne Airport is A380 Airbus friendly and Melbourne's only International Airport. Also domestic airports Avalon Airport and Moorabbin Airport.
Melbourne International Airport operates an excellent web site full of information including the following:
-:- Arrival & Departure Times - Flight times
-:- Disabled access
-:- Facilities (toilets, baby change, showers etc)
-:- Flight and Passenger Info
-:- Plaza Premium Lounge
-:- Lost Property
-:- Luggage Services
-:- Map - Airport Maps
-:- Map - CityLink Network Road Map - PDF 2,450K.
-:- Map - Google
-:- Map - Street Directory Road Map - major artiery roads.
-:- Medical Centre
-:- Parking Guide
Travel | Arriving & Departing
Getting to and from the airport includes car, bus and taxi [no trains].
1. Car - Destinations to and from the airport are sign-posted. Melbourne CBD is accessed via the Tullamarine Freeway (20km) and CityLink (tolls below).
Arrivals & Departures - Passengers can be dropped off or collected without parking in the airport parks. Follow the signage on arrival at the airport.
Parking (short-stay) Virgin, Qantas, Jetstar, International
Arrivals = Fast passenger pick-up on ground level, park (2 minutes maximum) in side lane (left) and wait for passengers. Do not leave the vehicle or stay longer than 2 minutes (tow-away) zone.
Departures = Fast passenger drop-off at upper tier, park (2 minutes maximum) in side lane (left), passengers disembark with luggage. Do not leave the vehicle or stay longer than 2 minutes (tow-away) zone.
Parking - Tiger Airlines | T4
Arrivals & Departures - Tiger terminal (T4). The drop-off and pick-up area is located to the west of the main terminal. Follow the T4 signage.
Parking - 2+ Minutes plus long-term parking (days) is available plus there are several Independent Car Parks that provide shuttle bus services to and from the airport.
BUDGET Car Hire provides online booking facilities for car rental that can be collected and dropped off at Melbourne Airport.
Driving | Routes to and from Airport
The most direct route is via the Tullamarine Freeway, and Linkt Tollway but you will be required to obtain a www.linkt.com.au pass.
Passengers can choose to travel toll-free to Melbourne Airport via the Western Ring Road. Please note: For rental car customers, please discuss CityLink tolling options with your rental car company.
Additionally, information regarding getting to and from the Airport can be obtained at the Information Desk located in the Arrivals Hall, Ground Floor, International terminal.
2. Bus - Services to and from Melbourne Airport.
Numerous operators offer services to many destinations including Melbourne CBD.
Arrival | Transfer Service - For passengers arriving, a direct transfer from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD plus suburbs including South Yarra, St. Kilda, Carlton and outer suburb hotels (up to 6 kilometers) door to door.
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Departure | Transfer Service - For passengers leaving, you will be collected from hotels in Melbourne CBD, South Yarra, St Kilda or Carlton and transferred to Melbourne Airport.
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A new undercover bus interchange is located at domestic Terminal Four (T4). The old bus interchange located at Terminal 1 (T1) is no longer in operation. The new T4 bus interchange provides direct access to Tiger Airways, Jetstar and Regional Express services, with all other airlines departing from T1, T2 and T3.
The T4 bus interchange is located approximately 10 minutes' walk from T1, so customers are reminded to plan ahead and consider additional travel time to access T1, T2 and T3.
Bus Routes that will service the new T4 bus interchange:
Route 478: Airport West to Melbourne Airport
Route 479: Airport West to Sunbury via Melbourne Airport and return
Route 482: Airport West To Melbourne Airport (via South Centre Road)
Route 901: Melbourne Airport to Frankston (SMARTBUS Service)
Plan your journey to the airport using our journey planner.
3. Taxi Services
Taxi Services - There is a 24 hour taxi rank outside the main terminal.
(Aprox Fare to CBD AU$55.00, more late night).
Melbourne Airport partners with coseats.com (ride share) and cabfriend.com (taxi share). This can instantly find you a friend to share with in all suburbs and save 30% to 75% of the cost of a taxi. You can also use coseats from the Melbourne Airport ride sharing page.
We understand that Uber and other taxi services are not supported at Melbourne Airport.
4. Public Transport
Catch the Route 901 bus from Melbourne Airport to Broadmeadows railway station. Then catch a city-bound train.
At $4.40 for a two-hour myki ticket, it's the cheapest way into the city, and takes 70 minutes
Melbourne Airport provides a comprehensive luggage storage facility - through Baggage Storage: Smartecarte.
Baggage Storage: Smartecarte provides secure storage options for a wide range of items - for short or long periods of time.
The Baggage Storage team can also assist with any last minute printing, faxing or any online visa application needs - just see the friendly staff at the desk.
The facility is located in Terminal 2 (T2) Arrivals - which is situated on the ground floor. Baggage Storage operates from 5am -12.30am, seven days a week. Photo ID is required for storage. If desk is unattended at any time, pick up phone located at the desk.
Smartecarte Phone +613 9338 3111 | www.baggagestorage.com.au
Each airline has its own arrangements for the carriage of pets.
Also see Pet Hotels
General Enquiries | Reception
Melbourne International Airport Telephone: +613 9297 1600
International passengers, contact your airline.
Jetstar - Qantas - Virgin Blue - Regional Express - Other Airlines
Airlines Serving Airport: AAE, Air China, Air Mauritius, Air Nauru, Air New Zealand, Air Pacific, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Alitalia, American Airlines Cargo, Ansett Australia, Britannia Cargo, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, EVA Air, Emirates, Evergreen Int'l, Garuda Indonesia, Gulf Air, IPEC, Impulse Airlines, Kendell, Lauda Air, MASKargo, Merpati Nusantara, National Jet Systems, O'Connor Mt Gambier's, Olympic, Philippine Airlines, Polar Air Cargo, Polynesian, Qantas, SIA Cargo, Southern Australia, Thai Airways, United Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ Departure Drive Melbourne Airport | Map
✆ +61 (3) 9297 1600
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Melbourne International Airport
❊ Also See... ❊
→ Airport Transfers | Bus To & From Airport
→ Arrivals & Departures | Domestic & International Flight Information
→ Avalon Airport
→ Essendon Airport
→ Guide to Parking @ Melbourne Airport
→ Melbourne Airport Plaza Premium Lounge
→ New Road | Melbourne Airport to Western Ring Road
→ Melbourne Airport Shuttle
→ Melbourne Airport | Private Car Transfer
→ Tags: Melbourne Airport Tullamarine Airport
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