There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne by bus, tram, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus, line 109 tram  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 109 tram from 1-Spencer St/Collins St to 129-Beacon Cove/Light Rail 109

$16

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Port Melbourne

$11 - $85

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne 15.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne 15.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Port Melbourne 15.5 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne 15.5 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Port Melbourne is 19 km. The road distance is 24.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne without a car is to bus and line 109 tram which takes 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne is 25 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne.

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There are 1910+ hotels available in Port Melbourne. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne. However, you can take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to 1-Spencer St/Collins St, then take the line 109 tram to 129-Beacon Cove/Light Rail. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Port Melbourne.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 1-Spencer St/Collins St to 129-Beacon Cove/Light Rail
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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
$13
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$28 - $40
UberX
$28 - $40
Select
$40 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Black
$60 - $80
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Port Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Port Melbourne
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Port Melbourne
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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