There are a number of flights that operate to Melbourne both internationally and from most Australian cities. The most popular Melbourne flights are operated by Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia and Tigerair. Flight duration ranges from just 1.5 hours up to close to 5 hours, depending on where you are departing from. It is also a good idea to pre-purchase your transfers from the airport to your accommodation to save time and money and we can help you to do this at the same time that you book your airfares and accommodation. For further advice, feel free to get in contact with us and we will be able to assist you with all your arrangements.
Flights to Melbourne operate from all over the world as well as from all major cities in Australia. The most popular airlines offering flights to Melbourne include Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Tigerair and Virgin Australia. Each airline offers direct flights to Melbourne daily, taking approximately 3.5 hours from Christchurch, 2.5 hours from Brisbane, 1.5 hours from Sydney and 4.5 hours from Perth.
Taxis are available from the airport, however the most popular way to get from the airport into the city is via the SkyBus, a dedicated transfer shuttle that operates every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Delivering passengers between the airport and Southern Cross Station (or to selected CBD hotels), the service costs $17 one way or $28 return for adults. The SkyBus departs the express route from the kerbside of the airport’s arrivals lounge or from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station on the corner of Spencer and Bourke Streets, connecting you to other services around Melbourne including a rail service and Melbourne’s iconic trams.