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

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick/Elwood Peninsula Express

$13

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Elwood

$11 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus via St Kilda Station/Fitzroy St  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda St Kilda Express

$16

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood 19.8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood 19.8 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Elwood 19.8 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood 19.8 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood is to taxi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Elsternwick/Elwood. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Elwood is 26 km. The road distance is 31.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood without a car is to bus which takes 43 min and costs $18.

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The bus from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick/Elwood takes 43 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Elsternwick/Elwood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood is 32 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood.

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There are 1994+ hotels available in Elwood. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 43 min.

Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Elsternwick/Elwood
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$70 - $95
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Elwood
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Elwood
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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