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Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

Melbourne’s main domestic airport and only international airport is located at Tullamarine approximately 25km north-west of the city centre. To check the status of current flights click here.

Avalon Airport

Melbourne has a second domestic airport located at Avalon 55km south-west of the city centre. If you have booked a cheap domestic flight, make sure that you check which airport you will be using as you may have to travel to Avalon Airport and not Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport.

FAPAS Airport Shuttle

Frankston and Peninsula Airport Shuttle (the green & white bus) will bring you to our doorstep from Tullamarine Airport and back again!


There is a variety of modes of public transport in & around Melbourne city. You can experience the city by bus, train or our famous tram networks. The Metlink link below has useful information for timetables, fares plus trip & journey planning tools!


First time user??? Check out Public Transport Guide Also be mindful that Australian public holidays & some of Melbourne's famous events affect timetables & routing.

Melbourne Public Transport

Metlink is the one stop shop for public transport in Melbourne. A partnership of Melbourne’s train, tram and bus operators, Metlink provides customers with a ‘one-stop-shop’ for information about services, fares and ticketing. A Metlink ticket will allow you to use more than one mode of transport to reach your destination.

  • Metro Trains Find maps & network, pdf downloads for printing & trip planner!
  • Melbournes famous tram network tells you about the history & general information about using trams.

Victoria Regional Rail & Bus Transport - V/Line

V/Line is regional Victoria’s largest regional public transport provider. V/Line run more than 1400 train services and 600 bus services every week to more than 500 destinations in regional Victoria and beyond. Check out the V/Line links for helpful travel tips, maps, stations and flexible discovery packages for your next adventure.

Tourist Bus

This popular, free service operates daily every 30 minutes between 9.30am and 4.30pm, excluding Good Friday and Christmas Day. The complete trip takes approximately 1.5 hours and includes an informative on-board commentary as you travel around Melbourne. Hop on and hop off the bus at any of the 13 stops at key city destinations.

FREE City Circle Tram

The City Circle tram is a free service that operates within Melbourne's central business district. The service operates in a circular route passing major tourist attractions, as well as linking with other tram, train and bus routes in and around Melbourne. Trams run in both directions approximately every twelve minutes between 10am and 6pm Sunday to Wednesday and extended hours, 10am - 9pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

NightRider Bus

The NightRider bus service provides a safe, easy and inexpensive way to travel after midnight on weekends. All you need is a valid Metcard to jump on board. Buses run every 30 minutes from 1.30am to 4.30am on Saturday mornings and 1.30am to 5.30am on Sunday mornings. There are additional buses on selected routes, and special services may operate for major events such as New Year's Eve. Catch the Nightrider Bus (on route 970) from Swanston Street in the city to St Kilda, to return to Habitat HQ after a big night out!


Quality Car Rentals

Located right next door to Habitat HQ they have cars from $49 per day with no hidden costs. Jucy Campervan rentals are also picked up from the Quality Cars reception.

Travellers Autobarn

Australian Campervans & Cars - BUY SELL RENT HIRE! You can't go wrong hiring, buying or selling from a company who won the people's choice award in 2010 plus 6 Australia wide locations. Travellers Autobarn winner of a Golden Backpack Award in 2010!


Port Phillip Pedicabs are doing their bit for our great planet! this innovative & green initiative is a first in St Kilda, Melbourne and is very exciting. Check out how you can get around our local area in a carbon neutral vehicle.