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

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Bus, train  •  39m

  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 Richmond Glen Waverley / ...

$16

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Shuttle  •  22m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to South Yarra

$11 - $85

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Bus, train via South Yarra  •  42m

  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 South Yarra Frankston / ...

$16

Bus, line 246 bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda St Kilda Express
  2. Take the line 246 bus from National Theatre/Barkly St to The Righi/Punt Rd 246

$16

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra 17.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra 17.1 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  22m

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to South Yarra 17.1 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  22m

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra 17.1 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport Purple zone and arriving at The Righi/Punt Rd via National Theatre/Barkly St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and South Yarra is 22 km. The road distance is 27.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra without a car is to bus and train which takes 39m and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 39m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport Purple zone station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at The Righi/Punt Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra is 27 km. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra.

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There are 2153+ hotels available in South Yarra. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 39m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra via Carlisle Street St Kilda and National Theatre/Barkly St in around 1h 4m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Richmond
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Southern Cross to South Yarra
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
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
25m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Carlisle Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from National Theatre/Barkly St to The Righi/Punt Rd
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
Select
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$65 - $85
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to South Yarra
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to South Yarra
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to South Yarra
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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