There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda St Kilda Express

$13

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Balaclava

$11 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Flinders Street to Balaclava Sandringham

$16

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava 19.2 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava 19.2 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Balaclava 19.2 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava 19.2 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport Purple zone and arriving at Carlisle Street St Kilda. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Balaclava is 26 km. The road distance is 30.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava without a car is to bus which takes 48 min and costs .

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The bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport Purple zone station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Carlisle Street St Kilda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava is 31 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava.

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There are 1946+ hotels available in Balaclava. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava.
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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Balaclava, VIC, Australia?

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Balaclava
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
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
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$70 - $90
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balaclava
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Balaclava
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Balaclava
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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