Melbourne and Avalon Airport Information
Victoria is growing and will be the biggest and busiest state in Australia and it has one major international airport, Melbourne Airport, (Tullamarine - airport code MEL ) and a smaller domestic airport Avalon Airport. (airport code AVV)
In October 2012, the Commonwealth Government announced Avalon Airport to be developed into Victoria's second international airport with the building of an international terminal and the work, completed in 2014, now provides easy access to Geelong and the west.
Tullamarine Airport is currently Victoria's main international airport with new terminal buildings now under construction.
Melbourne Airport operates Terminal 2 (T2 - international), Terminal 3 (T3 - domestic – used by airlines including Virgin Blue and Regional Express) and Terminal 4 (T4 - Tiger Airways). The airport is the gateway to Melbourne and most travel arrangements can be made from the airport.
Melbourne Airport is located approximately 25 km north-west of the Melbourne's CBD on the Tullamarine Freeway - less than 25 minutes by car. You can catch the SkyBus from Melbourne Airport or hail a taxi. Local buses also run from the airport to a wide range of Melbourne suburbs.
For more information
Address: Centre Road, Melbourne Airport, Victoria, Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9297 1600
To access details about flight times and current reports, please check current flight information.
Avalon Airport is Australia's only dedicated low cost airport, located approximately 40 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes from Geelong, Victoria’s second largest city.
It is specifically built to cater for the growing number of passengers seeking low cost airfares who don't wish to pay for the costly overheads incurred by major capital city airports. Passengers should expect many of the benefits of major capital city airports along with the lowest cost airport car parking in Melbourne, brand new food and beverage outlets and a simple, hassle free experience.
In October 2012, the Commonwealth Government announced Avalon Airport is to be developed into Victoria's second international airport with the building of an international terminal.
For more information
Address: 80 Beach Road, Lara, Victoria, Australia 3212
Telephone: +61 3 5227 9100
Freecall: 1800 AVALON (1800 282 566)
For all airline related enquiries please contact Jetstar on 131 538 or Tiger Airways on (03) 9999 2888
Airport Bus to Southern Cross Railway Station LINK
Airport Shuttle to Geelong and Great Ocean Road LINK
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