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

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, train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. SkyBus
  2. Belgrave / ...

$18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. 901

$7

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  35 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  35 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$50 - $65

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

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Nunawading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Blackburn Station/Railway Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$50 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
UberSELECT
$70 - $95
uberXL
$70 - $95
UberBLACK
$100 - $140
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Forest Hill
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Forest Hill is 34 km. The road distance is 45 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs $85 - $110.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Forest Hill Shopping Centre/Canterbury Rd via Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill, including transfers.