Melbourne International Airport is located 23kms from the central business district area (CBD) with direct flights available from many cities in the Pacific, Asia, Europe and North America.
Upon arrival into Melbourne International Airport it is easy to find your way into the city centre.
To catch a taxi from the airport into the city costs around AUD$58. Designated taxi ranks are clearly labelled and easy to locate.
Another popular option is to catch a SkyBus into the city. SkyBuses run every 10 minutes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These buses operate between the airport and the centrally located Southern Cross Station. From Southern Cross Station free hotel shuttle services may drop you to your hotel, although delegates are advised to check the timetable for these with Sky Bus. Otherwise the drop off point for Sky Bus in the city at Southern Cross Station is located within the free tram zone where once you walk out from the station you can catch a tram along Bourke Street or Collins Street free of charge that will take you into the very heart of the city where most hotels are typically located. Sky Bus tickets are able to be purchased online in advance for a discount and cost $18 one way or $35 return.