There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) by bus, train, 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 47 min

  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 Lilydale Lilydale

$18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy 901

$7

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) 37.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) 37.2 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Lilydale (Station) 37.2 miles

$150 - $210

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) 37.2 miles

$60 - $80

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

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Lilydale (Station)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$60 - $80
uberX
$60 - $80
UberSELECT
$90 - $120
uberXL
$90 - $120
UberBLACK
$130 - $170
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Lilydale (Station)
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Lilydale (Station) is 45 km. The road distance is 59 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station) is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs $110 - $140.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station). However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Lilydale via Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Lilydale (Station), including transfers.