Melbourne Airport is Australia’s second-largest airport and is located in the suburb of Tullamarine. Abbotsford is an inner-city suburb situated roughly 4 kilometres northeast of Melbourne’s central business district. Abbotsford to Melbourne Airport covers a distance of approximately 25 kilometres and your transport options between the two are wide-ranging. Taxis, public transport, rideshare, hire car and private transfers are all available from the airport. However, the most convenient and effective of these options is a chauffeur-driven transfer with Car Australia.

Car Australia offers door to door transfers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Melbourne Airport to Abbotsford. We offer fixed rates and prices that are on par with that of most industry competitors. Car Australia combines convenience and value for money, to deliver a superior and direct transfer service, driven by trained professionals.

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Car Australia: Go from Melbourne airport to Abbotsford in comfort and style

If you haven’t made the journey from Melbourne airport to Abbotsford before, you may be wondering what to expect. To make your trip easier, we have put together a brief overview of information to help plan your next transfer from Melbourne Airport to Abbotsford.


Pick Up and Other Information

Journey travel times

Melbourne Airport to Abbotsford is approximately 25 kilometres and the average journey time is around 30 minutes. Being a capital city, Melbourne experiences heavy traffic and travel delays during certain times of the day. A transfer during peak traffic conditions could see your trip extending up to 40 minutes. On the other hand, during times of minimal traffic, you could see yourself arriving in as fast as 23 minutes.

Melbourne Airport

Consisting of four large passenger terminals, Melbourne Airport undoubtedly feels like one of Australia’s largest and busiest airports. Luckily the facilities are very well signed and efficiently laid out for a hassle-free experience.

  • T1— Qantas domestic terminal.
  • T2— Designated international terminal, airlines including Emirates, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Etihad, Fiji Airways, and Jetstar and more.
  • T3—Virgin Australia, Skywest, and REX domestic terminal.
  • T4—Jetstar and other budget airline terminals.

Passengers should be advised to read their tickets carefully in order to determine which terminal precinct their flight will be departing from. For those travelling with Car Australia, by simply sharing your flight details with the driver at the time of booking, our drivers will be able to drop you off at the correct terminal entrance for a seamless and efficient transfer. For those guests who need parking, Melbourne Airport offers multiple options to choose from:

  • Value Car Park— long term stays for only $12 per day.
  • Terminal Car Park—Short term option paid per hour with a 15-minute free period.
  • Premium Car Park—The most expensive option but the closest to the terminals.
  • Valet parking services

Once inside the terminals, guests can enjoy the world-class facilities that Melbourne Airport has to offer including free terminal Wi-Fi, retail and speciality shopping, duty-free stores, bars, cafes, restaurants, airline lounges and more. Even the transit facilities are luxurious and modern inside Melbourne Airport.


Abbotsford is an inner-city Melbourne suburb, located about 4 km northeast of the CBD. Abbotsford is a charming, leafy neighbourhood with heritage cottages and terrace-style houses lining its streets. The suburb boasts many notable attractions such as the gorgeous Abbotsford convent, Collingwood children’s farm, Dights Falls and Victoria Park stadium as well as neighbouring the popular suburbs of Collingwood, Richmond and Clifton Hill. It’s hard not to fall in love with Abbotsford’s quirky character, and with so much to see and do, reliable transport is crucial. Car Australia services all of Abbotsford and surrounding areas. Our door-to-door guarantee means that we will pick you up and drop you off at any location of your choosing.