There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  57 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 Tottenham Sunbury

$16

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Bus, line 219 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the line 219 bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Elphinstone St/Essex St 216 / ...

$16

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray 13.7 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray 13.7 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to West Footscray 13.7 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray 13.7 miles

$26 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Elphinstone St/Essex St via Lonsdale St/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and West Footscray is 15 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray without a car is to bus and train which takes 57 min and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Elphinstone St/Essex St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray is 22 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray.

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The nearest airport to West Footscray is Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) Airport which is 7.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Melbourne (MEL) (14.7 km) and Avalon (AVV) (43 km).

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Lonsdale St/Spencer St in around 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Tottenham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Elphinstone St/Essex St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$55 - $75
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to West Footscray
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $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 West Footscray
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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