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There are 9 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield by bus, train, tram, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Elsternwick Station/Horne St Rosebud - Melbourne Airport

$23

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St City - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Caulfield Frankston / ...

$22 - $24

7 alternative options

Bus via Luna Park/The Esplanade  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T4 Skybus/Service Rd to Albert St/Carlisle St Alfred Square

$23

Bus, line 64 tram  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to 80 City Rd Docklands - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the line 64 tram from 14-Arts Precinct/St Kilda Rd to 55-Sylverly Gr/Hawthorn Rd 64

$23

Bus via Melbourne Barkly Street St Kilda  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne Barkly Street St Kilda St Kilda Express

$23 - $26

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield 34.9 km

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield 34.9 km

$4 - $7

Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield

$22 - $35

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield 34.9 km

$130 - $190

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Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T4 Skybus/Service Rd and arriving at Tennyson Ave/Glen Eira Rd via Luna Park/The Esplanade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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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 which takes 53 min and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 53 min 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 T4 Skybus/Service Rd station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Albert St/Carlisle St station.

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

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There are 1490+ hotels available in Caulfield. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield.
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  • Distance: 28.5 km
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Elsternwick Station/Horne St every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Caulfield
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$4 - $6
Yarra Trams
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 14-Arts Precinct/St Kilda Rd to 55-Sylverly Gr/Hawthorn Rd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Yarra Trams
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
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 Elsternwick Station/Horne St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport T4 Skybus/Service Rd to Albert St/Carlisle St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to 80 City Rd
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne Barkly Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Caulfield
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Website
melbourne-silver-chauffeur.com.au
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.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
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Caulfield
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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