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Melbourne Airport:

Melbourne Airport is a major passenger and freight gateway into Australia. Over 20 million passengers passed through Melbourne Airport last year. Renowned for its world class facilities, Melbourne Airport's international and domestic terminals are conveniently located together.

Melbourne Airport has been ranked in the world's top five airports. In recognition of its contribution to the Victorian tourism industry, Melbourne Airport has also won two Australian Tourism Awards for General Tourism services - the only Australian airport to have won such an award.

For more information about Melbourne Airport please visit: Melbourne Airport

SkyBus Super Shuttle

Skybus offers a shuttle bus service from the airport to Melbourne CBD and city hotels. This service operates 24 hours, 7 days. Buses run every 10-15 minutes throughout the day and every 30-60 minutes overnight. Skybus Hotel Shuttle operates from the city 6am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 7:30am to 6:30pm Saturday and Sunday.

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Taxi/Cab:

Taxis are available from the ground floor level of Melbourne Airport, outside the International and Domestic Terminals. Expect to pay around $65 to $90 for a return trip between the CBD and Melbourne Airport.

$2.00 taxi parking fee applies at Melbourne Airport. This $2.00 per vehicle fee only applies to passengers leaving Melbourne Airport from a taxi rank. $3.00 per vehicle pre-booked taxi fee also applies for passengers catching limousines or taxis from the Premium Parking area opposite T2.

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For more information about Melbourne Transport, please visit: http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/

Getting around Melbourne

Most visitors base themselves in the city centre, the buzzing commercial heart of Melbourne that's also home to museums, theatres, restaurants, bars and shops. Melbourne's grid layout makes it an easy city to navigate, with most attractions within walking distance. Transport options include train, tram, bus or bike.

myki cards

myki is Melbourne's ticket to travel on the city's trains, trams and buses. It's a plastic smartcard with stored value which can be topped up and re-used again. Purchase your myki online at the myki website, premium train stations, retail outlets displaying the myki sign (including 7-Elevens), or by calling 1800 800 007 (free from a land line) in Australia.

Visitor packs

For flexible travel, buy a myki Visitor Pack from Melbourne Visitor Centre, Federation Square, the PTV Hub at Southern Cross Station (corner Swanston and Little Collins streets), SkyBus terminals and some hotels. Packs include a pre-loaded myki card with enough value for one day of travel in Zone 1, instructions on how to use myki, a Melbourne tram map and discount entry to Melbourne attractions.

Fare Types

Metropolitan Melbourne is divided into two zones. When you touch your myki on and off the electronic readers as you travel, the lowest fare for your trip is deducted. Train travel completed before 7.00am on a weekday is free. For more information on zones, ticketing and timetables, visit the Public Transport Victoria.

It is strongly recommendable to purchase a myki card upon your arrival in Melbourne and commence your ground transportation using Melbourne public transports (such as Tram and Train).

Free Tram Ride within the Melbourne CBD

From 1 January 2015, tram travel within the CBD and Docklands will be free. The new Free Tram Zone includes the area from the iconic Queen Victoria Market, across to Victoria Harbour in Docklands, up to Spring Street and over to Flinders Street Station and Federation Square. Travel on trams within this zone is free, and you won’t need a myki, however, if your journey starts or finishes outside the boundaries of the Free Tram Zone, you must touch on your myki at the reader in the normal way to make sure you have a valid ticket. The Free Tram Zone signs at tram stops will identify the boundaries of the zone.

For more information about this, please visit: Free Tram Zone Melbourne City