Melbourne (Essendon) Airport

Getting To/From Melbourne’s Essendon Airport Is Easy

Essendon Airport is located 10km (a 25 minute drive) from the CBD. Long term car parking is available for $8 a day, the cheapest city airport parking in Australia (located adjacent to the main terminal, southern end). The Essendon Airport Terminal is located on Hargrave Avenue and transport options include:

Melbourne Airport Shuttle

Free express transfer to Melbourne Airport – the bus meets all Fly Corporate arrivals at the terminal front door, allow 15 minutes for the transfer to Melbourne Airport.

Free transfer from Melbourne Airport – call 0426 381 800 between 6am and 10pm to arrange pick up, meet opposite the main terminal and Park Royal Hotel, bus drop off zone Area L (group and charters lane). Book ahead to minimise waiting times, allow 15 minutes for the transfer.


Essendon Station is less than 10 minutes’ drive and can be reached via Tram Service 59 (stop 56 on Earl Street, Airport West).


Service 59 leaves from Stop 56 on Earl Street, Airport West to Elizabeth Street in the CBD. Stop 56 is a short stroll from the main terminal.


A taxi rank is located outside the main terminal. To arrange a taxi please phone 131 008 or for arriving flights let your Crew know so it can be waiting on arrival.

Hyatt Place Hotel

This new hotel at Essendon Airport offers a more contemporary take on the traditional Hyatt brand and as the first Hyatt Place Hotel in Australia with 166 rooms, restaurant and bar, a 24/7 fitness centre and an adjacent events centre. Learn more here.