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- Melbourne airports
- Getting to and from Melbourne Airport
- Getting to and from Avalon Airport
There are four airports in and around Melbourne: Melbourne International Airport, Avalon Airport, Essendon Airport and Moorabbin Airport.
When you arrive in Melbourne or return home, you will land at either Melbourne Airport or Avalon Airport.
Melbourne's main airport is Melbourne Airport. Locals sometimes call the airport Tullamarine. This is Melbourne's international airport. You will land here when you fly into Melbourne from another country.
The airport is a little over 20 km from the centre of Melbourne. The Tullamarine Freeway links the airport and Melbourne. Travel to the airport by bus or car.
The Melbourne Airport website has a page about Taxi service, fares and surcharges.
Read more about parking, flight arrivals and departures and airport services on the Melbourne Airport website.
Travel tip - tolls on The Tullamarine Freeway
If you are driving to or from Melbourne Airport, some sections of the Tullamarine Freeway require you to pay a toll.
Melbourne's second largest airport is Avalon Airport. Avalon Airport sits between Melbourne and Geelong. If you arrive on an Air Asia flight or if you are flying to or from another part of Australia on Jetstar you will probably travel to and from Avalon Airport.
From Avalon Airport, Skybus operates services to Melbourne, Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast. The bus transfers page on the Avalon Airport website has more information.
Visit the Avalon Airport website to find out more including how to get there and scheduled arrivals and departures.