Transport

The ins and outs of driving in Melbourne and how to navigate the public transport system 

How To Get To And From The Airport

To Melbourne CBD

There are many options available:

Drive - 22km, 20-50 min

Taxi or Uber - from $40 - $60

Sky Bus

Shuttle - Various providers, you can compare offers here. 

To Phillip Island

It is best to hire a car as it is a 2 hour drive or approximately 4 hours via public transport. 

To Inverloch 

It is best to hire a car as it is a 2 hour drive or approximately 4 hours via public transport. 

Public Transport

To Travel in Melbourne via Public Transport you need to use a myki card which can be purchased at many retail outlets including 7-Eleven which display the myki sign. You can also purchase it at premium train stations

 

 

Do I need a Special Drivers License?

If you have an international license and would like to drive in Victoria you need to have a temporary visa. This can be arranged through VicRoads. More information available here.

It is important to familiarise yourself with the road rules in Victoria and pay particular attention to hook turns if you are driving in the city. 

Petrol Stations

Petrol Stations are fairly easy to come by and there a number of major and independent Petrol Providers. 

Commonly Found Petrol stations include:

  • Coles Express
  • Safeway
  • BP
  • 7-Eleven 
  • United Petroleum
  • Caltex