There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote by bus, train, 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, train  •  1 h

  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 Croxton South Morang

$17

6 alternative options

Bus, line 86 tram  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 86 tram from 1-Spencer St/Bourke St to 35-Dennis St/High St 86

$17

Bus, line 250 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Little Collins St/Queen St to Northcote Aquatic Centre/Victoria Rd 250 / ...

$17

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote 13.3 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote 13.3 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Northcote 13.3 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote 13.3 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $45 - $55.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Northcote is 17 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Northcote Aquatic Centre/Victoria Rd via Little Collins St/Queen St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Little Collins St/Queen St in around 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Croxton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 1-Spencer St/Bourke St to 35-Dennis St/High St
Ave. Duration
40 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 Little Collins St/Queen St to Northcote Aquatic Centre/Victoria Rd
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Northcote
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
UberSELECT
$35 - $50
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberBLACK
$55 - $70
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Northcote
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Northcote
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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