Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus

$14

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Swanston Street

$11 - $90

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street 13.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street 13.4 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Swanston Street 13.4 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street 13.4 miles

$25 - $35

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

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 25 min.

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
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street
Ave. Duration
17 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 - $75
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Swanston Street
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Swanston Street
Estimated price
$11 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Swanston Street is 18 km. The road distance is 21 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Swanston Street is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $45 - $55.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

The bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St takes 25 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.