There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood by bus, 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, line 96 tram  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 96 tram from 122-Southern Cross to 139-Acland St 96

$16

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Elwood

$11 - $90

6 alternative options

Bus via St Kilda Station/Fitzroy St  •  56 min

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

$16

Bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Turtle Café Elwood

$14

Taxi  •  26 min

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

$45 - $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

$95 - $130

Uber  •  26 min

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

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood is to drive which costs $3 - $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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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Elwood is 26 km. The road distance is 31.6 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Turtle Café Elwood. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 54 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 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 122-Southern Cross to 139-Acland St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
$14
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Turtle Café Elwood
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$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
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$75 - $95
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Elwood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $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
$95 - $130
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Elwood
Estimated price
$11 - $90

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