There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew by bus, 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, line 48 tram  •  1 h 3 min

  1. SkyBus
  2. 48

$18

5 alternative options

Bus, line 200 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. SkyBus
  2. 200 / ...

$18

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. 17.2 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  23 min

  1. 17.2 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. 17.2 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  23 min

  1. 17.2 miles

$30 - $40

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 Bourke St/Queen St in around 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from D14-Southern Cross Station/Collins St to 33-Kew Shopping Centre/High St
Ave. Duration
31 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
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bourke St/Queen St to Kew Junction/Studley Park Rd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
UberSELECT
$45 - $60
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$65 - $90
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Kew
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Kew is 22 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $55 - $70.

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 Bourke St/Queen St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Kew, including transfers.