There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds by bus, train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 901 bus, train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd 901
  2. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Ascot Vale Craigieburn

$6

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 13 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

Line 478 bus, line 59 tram, line 472 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 478 bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Airport West SC/Louis St 478 / ...
  2. Take the line 59 tram from 59-Airport West/Matthews Ave to 32-Moonee Ponds Junction/Pascoe Vale Rd 59
  3. Take the line 472 bus from Moonee Ponds Interchange/Mt Alexander Rd to James St/Charles St 472

$9

Bus, line 216 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Leeds St/Hopkins St 216 / ...

$19

Taxi  •  14 min

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

$25 - $31

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

$60 - $90

Uber  •  14 min

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

$20 - $26

Questions & Answers

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 26 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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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds without a car is to line 901 bus and train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Leeds St/Hopkins St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds is 16 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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 26 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Ascot Vale
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Southern Cross to Ascot Vale
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 59-Airport West/Matthews Ave to 32-Moonee Ponds Junction/Pascoe Vale Rd
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Airport West SC/Louis St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Moonee Ponds Interchange/Mt Alexander Rd to James St/Charles St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Leeds St/Hopkins St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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
$13
Website
Skybus
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
Assist
$20 - $26
UberX
$20 - $26
Select
$29 - $40
UberXL
$29 - $40
Black
$40 - $60
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Melbourne Showgrounds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
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
$60 - $90

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