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

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Bus, line 48 tram  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St City - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the line 48 tram from D14-Southern Cross Station/Collins St to 33-Kew Shopping Centre/High St 48

$23

5 alternative options

Bus, line 109 tram  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St City - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the line 109 tram from 1-Spencer St/Collins St to 33-Kew Shopping Centre/High St 109 / ...

$23

Bus, line 200 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St City - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the line 200 bus from Little Collins St/Queen St to Kew Junction/Studley Park Rd 200 / ...

$23

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew 27.6 km

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew 27.6 km

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Kew 27.6 km

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 24 min.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $50 - $65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Kew Junction/Studley Park Rd via Little Collins St/Queen St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Kew is 22 km. The road distance is 27.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew without a car is to bus and line 48 tram which takes 1h 14m and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Kew Junction/Studley Park Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew is 28 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew.

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There are 2439+ hotels available in Kew. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew.
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  • Distance: 22.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Little Collins St/Queen St in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from D14-Southern Cross Station/Collins St to 33-Kew Shopping Centre/High St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Yarra Trams
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Tram from 1-Spencer St/Collins St to 33-Kew Shopping Centre/High St
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Yarra Trams
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Little Collins St/Queen St to Kew Junction/Studley Park Rd
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Sunbury Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9740 8233
Website
sunburycabs.com.au
Crown Cabs Sunbury
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au
Melton Bacchus Marsh Taxicabs
Phone
+61 3 9746 9999
Website
meltoncabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Kew
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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