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

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Bus, train  •  1h 29m

  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 / ...

$19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 25m

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

$6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  35m

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

$60 - $75

Drive  •  35m

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

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  35m

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

$110 - $170

Uber  •  35m

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

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 35m.

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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 35m.

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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/Grants Rd and arriving at Forest Hill Shopping Centre/Canterbury Rd via Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 1h 29m and costs $27.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m 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 Metropolitan buses, depart from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Blackburn Station/Railway Rd.

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

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There are 2202+ hotels available in Forest Hill. Prices start at $82 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: 1h 29m

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 $3 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Nunawading
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 20 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 Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Blackburn Station/Railway Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
Select
$70 - $90
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$100 - $130
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Forest Hill
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Forest Hill
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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