Melbourne-Tullamarine Airport (MEL)Location: The airport is located 16 miles (25km) north of Melbourne's city centre.
Time: GMT +10 (GMT +11 from first Sunday in October to first Sunday in April).
Contacts: Tel: +61 (0)3 9297 1600.
Transfer between terminals: The terminals are all within walking distance.
Getting to the city: Numerous public bus routes access the airport, but the most convenient transport option is the SkyBus, an express bus service between the airport and the city centre, operating 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and departing the airport every 10 minutes. Taxis, airport shuttles and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Redspot and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are readily available at the airport, and taxi ranks can be found outside Terminal 1, and between Terminals 2 and Terminal 3. Taxis can also be found on the ground floor of the transport hub outside Terminal 4.
Facilities: The airport has excellent facilities, with ATMs, currency exchanges, and a variety of bars, restaurants and shops in all terminals. Other facilities include showers, baby change facilities, public telephones and a medical centre. Shopping includes duty-free. Facilities for the disabled are good.
Parking: The airport has a vast range of parking options and each parking lot has different rates. Substantial discounts are available for online bookings. A courtesy bus service operates between the long-term parking and the terminal buildings.
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