There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  47 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 Clifton Hill Mernda / ...

$16

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Bus, line 246 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda St Kilda Express
  2. Take the line 246 bus from Woonsocket Ct/Barkly St to North Tce/Hoddle St 246

$16

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill 15.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill 15.1 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Clifton Hill 15.1 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill 15.1 miles

$28 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport Purple zone and arriving at North Tce/Hoddle St via Woonsocket Ct/Barkly St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Clifton Hill is 19 km. The road distance is 24.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill without a car is to bus and train which takes 47 min and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at North Tce/Hoddle St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill is 24 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill.

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There are 1882+ hotels available in Clifton Hill. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill via Fitzroy Street St Kilda and Woonsocket Ct/Barkly St in around 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Clifton Hill
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
$14
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Woonsocket Ct/Barkly St to North Tce/Hoddle St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Clifton Hill
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$28 - $35
UberX
$28 - $35
Select
$40 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Black
$60 - $80
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Clifton Hill
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Clifton Hill
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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