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

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Bus via Flinders Street  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus

$3

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Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square 14.4 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square 14.4 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Federation Square 14.4 miles

$75 - $110

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Federation Square

$11 - $85

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square 14.4 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 19 min.

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

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square without a car is to bus which takes 32 min and costs $5.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square is 23 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square.

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There are 1960+ hotels available in Federation Square. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square.
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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, and the journey takes 25 min.

Bus operators
Skybus
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$55 - $75
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Federation Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$30 - $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
$75 - $110
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Federation Square
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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