On this page
- Melbourne airports
- International Student Welcome Desk
- 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.
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.
Melbourne Airport Welcome Desk
We'll welcome you as soon as you land at Melbourne International Airport. Visit the International Student Desk for your free welcome pack and help from friendly staff.
Read more on our Student Welcome Desk page.
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. It is used by Jetstar Airlines. If you are flying to or from another part of Australia on Jetstar you will probably travel to and from Avalon Airport.
Visit the Avalon Airport website to find out more including how to get there and scheduled arrivals and departures