There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station by bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Southern Cross Station, VIC, Australia?

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 25 min.

Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station
Avg. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$28 - $40
uberX
$28 - $40
UberSELECT
$40 - $60
uberXL
$40 - $60
UberBLACK
$60 - $85
Taxi
Avg. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Avg. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Station
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Station
Estimated price
$12 - $95

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's unique Travel Guides provide useful and timely information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about Flixbus?, Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass and How to get from JFK to New York City - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station?

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Southern Cross Station is 19 km. The road distance is 23 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is to drive which costs $3 and takes 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $55.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Southern Cross Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station?

The bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St takes 25 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.