There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds by bus, train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 11 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 Ascot Vale Craigieburn

$16

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Bus, line 219 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 219 bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Leeds St/Hopkins St 219 / ...

$19

Bus, line 16 tram, line 57 tram  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
  2. Take the line 16 tram from 133-Canterbury Rd/Fitzroy St to 8-Melbourne Central Station/Swanston St 16
  3. Take the line 57 tram from 5-Melbourne Central Station/Elizabeth St to 31-Racing Victoria/400 Epsom Rd 57

$19

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds 10 miles

$26 - $32

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds 10 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne Showgrounds 10 miles

$65 - $90

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds 10 miles

$20 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Melbourne Showgrounds is 14 km. The road distance is 16.1 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Monash St/Chauvel St via Lonsdale St/Spencer St and Hopkins St/Leeds St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Lonsdale St/Spencer St, Leeds St/Hopkins St, Hopkins St/Leeds St, and Monash St/Chauvel St in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ascot Vale
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 133-Canterbury Rd/Fitzroy St to 8-Melbourne Central Station/Swanston St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Tram from 5-Melbourne Central Station/Elizabeth St to 31-Racing Victoria/400 Epsom Rd
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
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
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Leeds St/Hopkins St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$20 - $26
uberX
$20 - $26
UberSELECT
$29 - $40
uberXL
$29 - $40
UberBLACK
$45 - $60
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne Showgrounds
Estimated price
$65 - $90

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