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Melbourne Airport to city center

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Airport overview

Melbourne Airport (IATA: MEL, ICAO: YMML), colloquially known as Tullamarine Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Melbourne, and the second busiest airport in Australia. It opened in 1970 to replace the nearby Essendon Airport. Melbourne Airport is the main international airport of the four airports serving the Melbourne metropolitan area, the other international airport being Avalon Airport. The airport comprises four terminals: one international terminal, two domestic terminals and one budget domestic terminal. It is 23 kilometres (14 miles) northwest of the city centre, adjacent to the suburb of Tullamarine. The airport has its own suburb and postcode—Melbourne Airport, Victoria (postcode 3045).In 2016–17 around 25 million domestic passengers and 10 million international passengers used the airport. The Melbourne–Sydney air route is the third most-travelled passenger air route in the world. The airport features direct flights to 33 domestic destinations and to destinations in the Pacific, Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Melbourne Airport is the number one arrival/departure point for the airports of four of Australia's seven other capital cities. Melbourne serves as a major hub for Qantas and Virgin Australia, while Jetstar utilises the airport as home base. Domestically, Melbourne serves as headquarters for Australian airExpress and Toll Priority and handles more domestic freight than any other airport in the nation.

Public transport to city center of Melbourne from Airport

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.


SkyBus price

Price of one way bus tickets is 18.00 AUD.

Hotels in nearby areas

PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport


0.7 km from MEL

Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport


0.4 km from MEL

Transfers from Melbourne Airport to the city

We are sorry but We are not able to recommend any private MEL transfer service right now.

Airport ranking

33,704,854 passengers in 2017.
61.bussiest airport in the World
Second bussiest airport in the region 2. bussiest airport in Australia and Oceania
Second bussiest airport in the country 2.bussiest airport in Australia

Airport details

Actual time 04:25
Actual date 2022/01/24

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