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MELBOURNE (24.30 km / 15.10 mi)

AVALON (58.30 km / 36.15 mi)


The Melbourne Airport primarily serves international and domestic flights, including 27 international airlines and entire terminals dedicated to domestic airlines.  Avalon Airport serves the domestic airline market for intra-Australian travel.


Melbourne Airport Layout map (PDF)




The quickest method of getting to and from MCG is to book a taxi ahead of your arrival or departure time. Taxis are readily available outside the terminals.  Cost breakdown is as follows:


Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD - $70 AUD

Avalon Airport to Melbourne CBD - $110 AUD



Motorcoach (Bus)

Melbourne Airport

Skybus provides an economical a direct service to the city.  Buses run 24 hours a day, seven days a week every 10-15 minutes throughout the day and every 30-60 minutes  overnight.  Tickets are available at the airports or onlineOne-way $17 AUD; R/T $28 AUD.


Avalon Airport

Sunbus Shuttle coaches operate between Avalon and the Southern Cross Station in Melbourne.  One-way $22 AUD; R/T $42 AUD.  For an additional fee, Sunbus also offers dropoff and pickup from many hotels located in the Melbourne CBD.



Car Hire (Rental)

Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty agencies operate at both airports.  Fees vary by length of rental and vehicle type.



Melbourne CBD Transportation


Melbourne is a modern metroplis with excellent public transportation options including tram, railway and buses.  Below are links for more information about each that we highly recommend you investigate in order to maximize your time visiting Melbourne for the Spring 2014 CIMug Meeting.


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