There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham by bus, train, 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 16 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 Watergardens Sunbury

$16

Cheapest option

Line 478 bus, line 477 bus, line 476 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 478 bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Airport West SC/Louis St 478 / ...
  2. Take the line 477 bus from Airport West SC/Louis St to Keilor Rd/Matthews Ave 477
  3. Take the line 476 bus from Matthews Ave/Keilor Rd to Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd 476

$9

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham 12.3 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham 12.3 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Sydenham 12.3 miles

$70 - $100

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham 12.3 miles

$23 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Sydenham is 8 km. The road distance is 19.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd via Airport West SC/Louis St and Matthews Ave/Keilor Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham via Airport West SC/Louis St, Keilor Rd/Matthews Ave, and Matthews Ave/Keilor Rd in around 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Watergardens
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
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 Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Airport West SC/Louis St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus from Airport West SC/Louis St to Keilor Rd/Matthews Ave
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus from Matthews Ave/Keilor Rd to Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$23 - $30
uberX
$23 - $30
UberSELECT
$30 - $45
uberXL
$30 - $45
UberBLACK
$50 - $65
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sydenham
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Sydenham
Estimated price
$70 - $100

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