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

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Bus, train  •  47m

  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 Caulfield Frankston / ...

$20 - $23

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Shuttle  •  29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield

$15 - $120

5 alternative options

Bus, line 623 bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Novotel St Kilda St Kilda Express
  2. Take the line 623 bus from Luna Park/The Esplanade to Tennyson Ave/Glen Eira Rd 623

$23 - $24

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield 21.8 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield 21.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  29m

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield 21.8 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  29m

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield 21.8 miles

$55 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport Purple zone and arriving at Tennyson Ave/Glen Eira Rd via Luna Park/The Esplanade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Caulfield is 29 km. The road distance is 34.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield without a car is to bus and train which takes 47m and costs $20 - $23.

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It takes approximately 47m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Tennyson Ave/Glen Eira Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield is 35 km. It takes approximately 29m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield.

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There are 1663+ hotels available in Caulfield. Prices start at $111 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 47m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield via Novotel St Kilda and Luna Park/The Esplanade in around 1h 15m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Caulfield
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Caulfield
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off-Peak
$2 - $4
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
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Novotel St Kilda
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $19
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Luna Park/The Esplanade to Tennyson Ave/Glen Eira Rd
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Uber
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $70
UberX
$55 - $70
UberX Plus
$65 - $75
Select
$85 - $95
UberXL
$85 - $95
Black
$120 - $140
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Sunbury Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9740 8233
Website
sunburycabs.com.au
Crown Cabs Sunbury
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Melbourne Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9091 9435
Website
melbournecabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au
Melton Bacchus Marsh Taxicabs
Phone
+61 3 9746 9999
Website
meltoncabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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