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Your essential guide to Melbourne flights, airports and transfers.

If you are planning a trip to Melbourne, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about flights to and from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine), Avalon Airport and Essendon Airport.

It also covers transport options to and from Melbourne city.


Melbourne flight deals

Tigerair flights from $39 one way

Valid on flights until August. Sample fares include Hobart-Melbourne for $39 each way ($78 return), Gold Coast-Sydney for $39 each way ($78 return).


Melbourne flight FAQs

What airlines fly to Melbourne?

Qantas, Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, King Island Airlines, Alliance Airlines, JETGO, Free Spirit Airlines, Sharp Airlines.

What are the closest airports to Melbourne?

Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) is the primary domestic and international airport serving Melbourne. Avalon Airport is located a little further from the city and serves as the secondary airport for Melbourne. Essendon Airport is a smaller suburban airport that offers a small number of flights from domestic and regional airlines.

What airport transfer options are available?

  • Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine). Pre-booked airport transfers can be arranged with Viator for door-to-door service from the airport. UBERBlack is available from the pick-up area just outside the arrival terminal and will cost $65–$85 to the city centre. UberX is available to, but not from the airport, for $30–$40. The Skybus runs every 10 minutes to and from the airport. Rental cars are available from the desks in the arrival halls, and taxis are available from the ground floor outside all terminals. Public bus services are available from the transport hub on the ground floor.
  • Avalon Airport. Car hire is available inside the airport from the arrival terminal. The drive takes about 45 minutes to Melbourne CBD. Skybus runs an Avalon Airport express service to and from Melbourne CBD. The ticket price is $22 per adult traveller, one way. Uber is available from designated pick-up and drop off areas just outside the terminal. The fare to Melbourne CBD is $65–$94. Taxis are available from the taxi ranks outside the terminal.

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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