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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  38m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Footscray Williamstown / ...

$16

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Bus  •  56m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Leeds St/Hopkins St 216 / ...

$16

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray 11.8 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray 11.8 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  16m

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Footscray 11.8 miles

$65 - $95

Uber  •  16m

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray 11.8 miles

$23 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Leeds St/Hopkins St via Lonsdale St/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Footscray is 15 km. The road distance is 18.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray without a car is to bus and train which takes 38m and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 38m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Leeds St/Hopkins St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray is 19 km. It takes approximately 16m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray.

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There are 2149+ hotels available in Footscray. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 38m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Lonsdale St/Spencer St in around 56m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Footscray
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
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
25m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Leeds St/Hopkins St
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
PTV Night Network
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Footscray Station/Irving St
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
2 hour ticket
$3
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $29
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uber.com
Assist
$23 - $29
UberX
$23 - $29
Select
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $45
Black
$50 - $65
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Footscray
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Footscray
Estimated price
$65 - $95

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