There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood by bus, train, 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  •  48 min

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

$14

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Elwood

$12 - $95

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  52 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 Ripponlea Sandringham

$18

Taxi  •  26 min

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

$50 - $60

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

$100 - $140

Uber  •  26 min

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

$35 - $50

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

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Ripponlea
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Book at
skybus.umd.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
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $75
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$80 - $110
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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
$100 - $140
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Elwood
Estimated price
$12 - $95

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood?

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Elwood is 26 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood?

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

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Elwood?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport Purple zone and arriving at Carlisle Street St Kilda. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood?

The bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.