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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 39 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 Croydon Lilydale

$3

6 alternative options

Bus, line 907 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 907 bus from King St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St 907

$6

Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy 901

$6

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon 32.3 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon 32.3 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Croydon 32.3 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon 32.3 miles

$50 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon is to bus and train which costs $5 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Croydon via Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Croydon is 41 km. The road distance is 51.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon is 52 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, King St/Lonsdale St, Mitcham Station/Colombo St, and Mitcham in around 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Croydon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Skybus
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from King St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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 Croydon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $70
UberX
$50 - $70
Select
$75 - $100
UberXL
$75 - $100
Black
$110 - $140
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Croydon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Croydon
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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