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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 959 bus

  1. Take the line 959 bus from Lonsdale St/Queen St to Cooper St/Keilor Rd

Line 59 tram

  1. Take the line 59 tram from 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St to 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB)

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport
Melbourne → Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lonsdale St/Queen St and arriving at Cooper St/Keilor Rd. Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St and arriving at 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) is 11 km. The road distance is 15.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) without a car is to line 959 bus which takes 20 min and costs $5.

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The line 959 bus from Lonsdale St/Queen St to Cooper St/Keilor Rd takes 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Lonsdale St/Queen St station.

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Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) train services, operated by Yarra Trams, depart from 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St station.

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Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Cooper St/Keilor Rd station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB).
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  • Distance: 10.6 km
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB), Australia?

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Lonsdale St/Queen St to Cooper St/Keilor Rd once daily. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, Yarra Trams operates a vehicle from 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St to 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St to 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Yarra Trams
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lonsdale St/Queen St to Cooper St/Keilor Rd
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport
Estimated price
$65 - $120

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Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) train services, operated by Yarra Trams, arrive at 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB) is 16 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport (MEB).

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