There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris by bus, train, tram, 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 2 min

  1. SkyBus
  2. Glen Waverley

$18

5 alternative options

Bus, line 6 tram  •  1 h 5 min

  1. St Kilda Express
  2. 6

$22

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. 22 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  28 min

  1. 22 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. 22 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  28 min

  1. 22 miles

$40 - $50

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 Fitzroy Street St Kilda, 133-Canterbury Rd/Fitzroy St, 27-Lorne St/St Kilda Rd, and 27-High St/St Kilda Rd in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Glen Iris
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 27-High St/St Kilda Rd to 52-Boyanda Rd/High St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Book at
skybus.umd.com.au
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $50
uberX
$40 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $75
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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
$100 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Glen Iris is 28 km. The road distance is 35 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 28 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Glen Iris, including transfers.