Melbourne Airport

General information

Melbourne Airport is the second largest airport in Australia. From the airport, it is possible to travel to destinations within Oceania, to and from Asia, the Middle East and North and South America.


Where is Melbourne Airport situated?

Melbourne Airport is located northwest of the city centre of Melbourne. The airport can be easily reached by following M2 road from the city centre.

How many terminals has Melbourne Airport?

Melbourne Airport has four terminal buildings, Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, and Terminal 4. Of all these terminals, only T2 is used for international flights. All terminals are situated on the east side of the airport and within walking distance from each other.

Airport Map



The distance from Melbourne Airport to the centre of Melbourne is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Melbourne.

From MEL Airport to Melbourne City centre by Car
22 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Melbourne Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Melbourne Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Melbourne Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Melbourne Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Melbourne Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Melbourne is about A$ 65.-. Book your taxi at Melbourne Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MEL Airport to Melbourne City centre by Taxi
22 km
30 min
A$ 65.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Melbourne Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Melbourne Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Melbourne Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Melbourne Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Melbourne Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Melbourne Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Melbourne Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Kennedy Space Center: Admission Skip the Ticket Line

Bring out your inner astronaut and enjoy a full day of unique experiences at the world's most authentic space attraction - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.


Orlando: Wild Florida Everglades Airboat & Wildlife Park

Travel the full perimeter of the 4200 acres of protected swamps, marshes and rivers that make up the Central Florida Everglades. With not a house in sight, come see for yourself how good it feels to be in the middle of nowhere.

Tour & transport

Kissimmee: 1-Hour Airboat Everglades Adventure Tour

Speed across the Florida Everglades and experience the beauty of the swamps of Shingle Creek at the headwaters on a 1-hour airboat tour from Kissimmee. Look for amazing wildlife and take in the landscape that makes the Florida swamps so famous.


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