There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  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 Flinders Street Frankston / ...

$16

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Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Rod Laver Arena

$11 - $90

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena 14.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena 14.9 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Rod Laver Arena 14.9 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena 14.9 miles

$28 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 20 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Rod Laver Arena is 20 km. The road distance is 23.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena without a car is to bus and train which takes 47 min and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena is 24 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena.

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There are 1884+ hotels available in Rod Laver Arena. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena.
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Rod Laver Arena, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena. However, you can take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Flinders Street, then take the walk to Rod Laver Arena. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rod Laver Arena.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Flinders Street
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
$14
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$28 - $35
UberX
$28 - $35
Select
$40 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Black
$60 - $75
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rod Laver Arena
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Rod Laver Arena
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Rod Laver Arena
Estimated price
$11 - $90

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