Melbourne Airport Guide (MEL)
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Short-term parking costs $6 for 30 minutes and $56 for one day. Multi-level long-term parking offers covered parking that costs $6 for 30 minutes and $56 for one day. Business Parking is just steps from Terminal 1 and costs $65 a day. Long-term parking is connected to the airport via a free shuttle. Long-term parking costs $39 a day.
Melbourne Airport (MEL) is located 14 miles from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The route from Melbourne to Sydney is the third most traveled air passenger route in the world. MEL is also referred to as Tullamarine Airport. In 1970, Melbourne Airport was opened to international flights.
Transfer between Terminals
The airport has four terminals: one international terminal, two domestic terminals, and one budget domestic terminal. Terminals are accessible by foot.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, 10-14 Centre Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3045, Australia, Located only 400 meters from the airport, the Holiday Inn offers its guests a free airport shuttle, free on-site dining, and one hour of free wireless internet. ParkRoyal Melbourne Airport, Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine, Victoria 3045, Australia, This hotel is directly linked to the airport and offers its guests on-site dining and a fitness center.
Transport into Town
Bus: The Skybus Super Shuttle travels from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne to MEL. Many local bus routes service the airport. SmartBus Route 901 runs from Melbourne Airport to Frankston. Route 478 runs from Moonee Ponds to Melbourne Airport. Route 479 runs from Sunbury to Moonee Ponds. Route 500 runs from Broadmeadows to Sunbury.
Domestic departures have access to a Virgin Australia Lounge located in T3 on the Mezzanine level; Qantas Club located in T1 on the first floor and The REX Lounge located in T3 on the ground floor. International departures have access to Cathay Pacific Lounge located in T2 on the first floor, Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge in T2 on the first floor, The Qantas Club in T2 on the first floor, Singapore’s Silver Kris Lounge in T2 on the first floor, Air New Zealand/United Airlines’ lounge in T2 on the first floor, and Emirates Lounge in T2.
Melbourne is a hub for Qantas and Virgin Australia. Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways Australia use MEL as home base.
Wireless internet is available in Melbourne Airport for a fee. Located nearby is the Hanrob Pet Hotel and the Melbourne Airport Golf Course.
Cheap Flights to Melbourne
Historical prices for Melbourne flights.