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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  54 min

  1. SkyBus
  2. Sandringham

$18

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  27 min

$11 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus, line 67 tram  •  1 h

  1. St Kilda Express
  2. 67

$18

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$100 - $140

Uber  •  27 min

  1. 20.6 miles

$35 - $50

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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Book at
skybus.umd.com.au
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
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $70
uberXL
$55 - $70
UberBLACK
$80 - $100
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $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
$100 - $140
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick
Estimated price
$11 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Elsternwick is 28 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elsternwick is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 27 min.

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

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