There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1 h 27 min

  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 Nunawading Belgrave / ...

$16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Blackburn Station/Railway Rd 901

$6

5 alternative options

Bus, line 907 bus, line 902 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the line 907 bus from King St/Lonsdale St to Doncaster Junction/Doncaster Rd 907
  3. Take the line 902 bus from Doncaster Junction/Doncaster Rd to Canterbury Rd/Springvale Rd 902

$16

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill 28.4 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill 28.4 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Forest Hill 28.4 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill 28.4 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Canterbury Rd/Springvale Rd via King St/Lonsdale St and Doncaster Junction/Doncaster Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Forest Hill is 34 km. The road distance is 45.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $23.

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

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Canterbury Rd/Springvale Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill is 45 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill.

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There are 1934+ hotels available in Forest Hill. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill.
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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, King St/Lonsdale St, and Doncaster Junction/Doncaster Rd in around 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Nunawading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from King St/Lonsdale St to Doncaster Junction/Doncaster Rd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Doncaster Junction/Doncaster Rd to Canterbury Rd/Springvale Rd
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Blackburn Station/Railway Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
Select
$70 - $90
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$100 - $130
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$60 - $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 - $170

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