There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 48 tram  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 48 tram from D14-Southern Cross Station/Collins St to 51-Balwyn Rd/Doncaster Rd 48

$16

5 alternative options

Bus, line 207 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 207 bus from Bourke St/Queen St to Sylvander St/Doncaster Rd 207

$16

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North 21.9 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North 21.9 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Balwyn North 21.9 miles

$95 - $140

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North 21.9 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Sylvander St/Doncaster Rd via Bourke St/Queen St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Balwyn North is 25 km. The road distance is 35 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North without a car is to bus and line 48 tram which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Sylvander St/Doncaster Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North is 35 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North.

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There are 1988+ hotels available in Balwyn North. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North.
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  • Distance: 15.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Bourke St/Queen St in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from D14-Southern Cross Station/Collins St to 51-Balwyn Rd/Doncaster Rd
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bourke St/Queen St to Sylvander St/Doncaster Rd
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$80 - $100
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Balwyn North
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Balwyn North
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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