There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square by bus, 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 via Flinders Street  •  32 min

  1. SkyBus

$18

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  19 min

$11 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus  •  47 min

  1. SkyBus

$14

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. 14.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  19 min

  1. 14.4 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. 14.4 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  19 min

  1. 14.4 miles

$27 - $35

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

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 25 min.

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
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$27 - $35
uberX
$27 - $35
UberSELECT
$40 - $55
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$60 - $75
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Federation Square
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Federation Square
Estimated price
$11 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Federation Square is 19 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $45 - $60.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

It takes approximately 32 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square, including transfers.