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

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Bus, train  •  1 h

  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 Glen Iris Glen Waverley

$16

5 alternative options

Bus, line 6 tram  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 6 tram from 10-Bourke Street Mall/Swanston St to 52-Boyanda Rd/High St 6

$16

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris 22 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris 22 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Glen Iris 22 miles

$95 - $140

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris 22 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Glen Iris is 28 km. The road distance is 35.2 km.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris is 35 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris.

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There are 1988+ hotels available in Glen Iris. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris. However, you can take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, then take the train to Glen Iris. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, 1-Spencer St/Bourke St, and 10-Bourke Street Mall/Swanston St in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Glen Iris
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Yarra Trams
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 10-Bourke Street Mall/Swanston St to 52-Boyanda Rd/High St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
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
$13
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$80 - $100
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Glen Iris
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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