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

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Bus, train  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick Sandringham

$16

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Shuttle  •  27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick

$11 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus, line 67 tram  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda St Kilda Express
  2. Take the line 67 tram from 31-Barkly St/St Kilda Rd to 46-Orrong Rd/Glenhuntly Rd 67

$16

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick 20.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick 20.6 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick 20.6 miles

$95 - $140

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick 20.6 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Elsternwick is 28 km. The road distance is 32.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick without a car is to bus and train which takes 54 min and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick is 33 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick.

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There are 1890+ hotels available in Elsternwick. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick. However, you can take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Flinders Street, then take the train to Elsternwick. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick via Fitzroy Street St Kilda and 31-Barkly St/St Kilda Rd in around 1 h.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 31-Barkly St/St Kilda Rd to 46-Orrong Rd/Glenhuntly Rd
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $70
UberXL
$50 - $70
Black
$75 - $100
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$45 - $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 Elsternwick
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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