There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV) by bus, train, shuttle, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Lara Geelong - Melbourne / ...

$32 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus, train, Avalon Express  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Werribee
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Werribee Station to Avalon Airport

$29

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV) 41.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV) 41.4 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Avalon Airport (AVV) 41.4 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Avalon Airport (AVV) is 52 km. The road distance is 66.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV) without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV) is 66 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV).

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV).
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Avalon Airport (AVV), Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV). However, you can take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Lara, then take the taxi to Avalon Airport (AVV). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV) via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross, Werribee, and Werribee Station in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Lara
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Werribee
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Shuttle from Werribee Station to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Avalon Airport (AVV)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Avalon Airport (AVV)
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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