Melbourne Airport, Locked Bag 16, Gladstone Park, Victoria
is located 25 kilometres (15 miles) north west of Melbourne
Greenwich + 10 (GMT + 11 from the last Sunday in October to
the last Sunday in March)
Number of terminals
Travelling from Melbourne city centre, take the CityLink toll
road, this becomes the Tullamarine Freeway, which leads to the
Transfer between terminals
The terminals are all situated within the same complex and are
linked by walkways.
The airport has both short and long
term car parks, as well as 2 Business Park facilities,
which all operate daily 24 hours. Short term parking is located
in the multi storey car park immediately in front of the passenger
terminals, which is connected by covered walkways. A free shuttle
bus runs from the long term parking lot to terminals,
24 hours each day.
The multi storey car park Business
Park South offers undercover parking with direct access to the
terminal via sheltered walkways. For parking information, please
contact Secure Parking Melbourne Airport (telephone: (0)3 9297
1383). Brilliant information regarding parking at Melbourne Airport
can be found on the airport's website, including maps and tariff
Car rental companies include Budget, Avis, Delta Europcar, Hertz
and Thrifty, these all have information desks
in the South Terminal and offices on the ground floor of the short
term car park.
Taxis are available from the ground
floor level of the terminal building, in front of the South Terminal
and the Qantas Terminal (the journey time into the centre of Melbourne
is 30 minutes).
(telepjhone: (0)3 9335 2811) operates buses daily
24 hours between the airport and the city centre. Information
on destinations served and schedules are available from the information
desks in the terminal building or from the contact details listed
on the airport's website.
Information and help desks
The airport operates a Travellers Information Desk (telephone:
(0)3 9297 1805), situated in the International Terminal Arrivals
area, which is open at all times during flight operation hours.
There is also an information desk in the Departures area.
Money and communications
Bureaux de change and A.T.M's are situated in the International
Terminal. Internet is available in the International Terminal
Departures area, before security.
Eating and drinking
An assortment of cafés and restaurants are available throughout
Airport shopping includes duty free in the International Terminal,
including nine speciality GST free stores and the Downtown Duty
Free outlets, which are open daily.
Lockers are no longer available, however left luggage facilities
are now available in the International Terminal Arrivals hall.
Showers are available for use in the International Terminal Departures
area, towels and shower kits are available for hire from the nearby
Collins Booksellers. Baby change facilities are available throughout
the airport, there is also a medical practice and a prayer room
in the International Terminal.
Conference and business facilities
Conference facilities, meeting
and boardrooms, and a fully serviced business
centre are provided by the Hilton Melbourne Airport (telephone:
(0)3 8336 2000), there is also a number of airline lounges for
There are wheelchair accessible
toilets, travelators and lifts are provided throughout the airport.
Wheelchairs are available via the airlines on request, passengers
should inform their airline in advance or contact the Travellers
Information Desk (telephone: (0)3 9297 1805).
There is a text telephone available on the ground floor of the
International Terminal, in the Arrivals area and disabled parking
is also available.
Nearby hotels include:
The Hilton Melbourne Airport
Telephone: (0)3 8336 2000
This includes direct pedestrian access to the South Terminal and
Motel Formule 1 Melbourne Airport
Telephone: (0)3 8336 1811
Website address: www.formule1.com.au
This is a short walk from the terminals, on Caldwell Drive, and
rooms are charged at a standard rate and can accommodate up to
The Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport
Telephone: (0)3 9933 5111
This hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment.
Other accommodation in and around Melbourne can be booked through
the information desk (telephone: (0)3 9297 1805).