The Melbourne airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport, is an international airport located 23 kilometres north-west of the CBD. Depending on traffic, it takes approximately 45 minutes to get into the city.

While there is a range of transport options such as taxis and buses to get to Albert Park from the airport, we highly recommend Car Australia’s chauffeured cars to bring you from Melbourne airport to Albert Park.

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Journey details – Melbourne airport to Albert Park

Car Australia provides you with superior quality service without a hefty price. We can pick you up and drop you off wherever is most convenient for you. Another advantage with Car Australia is that our cars can be booked at any time day and night. You can either book them by phone, or online via our website, which allows quick and easy bookings.

Due to our vast infrastructure, you can be sure that we will always be on time, every time, making us the most competitive and reliable airport transfer service in the country. If you are worried about how this could affect the environment, you’ll be happy to know that we are an eco-friendly company.

Furthermore, if you have a large family travelling with you, we can provide you with our amazing shuttle bus, ready to carry big numbers, which you can book with our partner company Hughes. Additionally, we also provide luxury people movers and minibuses for up to 20 people.

Pick Up and Other Information

Journey travel times

On average, it would take around 45 minutes to travel from Melbourne airport to Albert Park. However, during peak hours, travel can take up to 50 minutes both ways or as little as 40 minutes during off peak hours.

Pick up & drop-off at Melbourne airport

Melbourne airport is home to four terminals, each hosting different airlines and services. Terminal 1 is a domestic and regional service terminal for Qantas as well as having the airline’s business class lounge; Terminal 2 is an international terminal with over 20 gates and multiple airline lounges such as Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines & Etihad; Terminal 3 is home to Virgin Australia as well as REX; and Terminal 4, originally called the ‘Domestic Express or South Terminal’, is a terminal for all domestic budget flights.

Terminals 1 and 3 have food and shopping outlets, including a News Agency and even a bar. Terminal 2 also has duty-free shopping. There is free Wi-Fi present all over the public areas and gates of the airport making it easy for you to surf the internet without using any data and having good connectivity.

Terminal car parks can be booked online for undercover parking. These are perfect for business trips due to their short walk to the terminals. If you aren’t staying long, there are multiple drop-off zones as well as 1- and 10-minutes pick-up zones. If you’re an early bird, there is a free 20-minute waiting zone or 40 minutes for $20.

On the other hand, if you have a long transit you can relax at the airline lounges, grab a bite from one of the restaurants, have a drink at the bar or even go shopping. For transits longer than 8 hours, there are multiple luxury and budget hotel options located at short distances from the airport.

You could also rent a car from any one of the rental desks or hop onto Helicopter Shuttle to various locations around Victoria.

Albert Park is an inner suburb of Melbourne and located at only 3 kilometres south of the CBD. It has strong connections to the Aboriginal culture and land and is home to the Australian Grand Prix since 1996.

Albert Park is quite popular amongst runners and cyclists due to its long-distance path which circles around the lake. The promenade offers a beautiful scenic view of the Melbourne skyline and the park’s landscape. If you’re more of a water person, Albert Park also offers sailing, canoeing, kayaking and yachting. Additionally, if you own a Recreational Fishing License, you can take your rod out for some fresh Rainbow Trout or Golden Perch for dinner.

Along with all these outdoor activities, Albert Park offers a number of high-quality cafes and restaurants. For more information on Albert Park, click here. With Car Australia, just name your pickup point in Albert Park and a car will be sent to you at your best convenience at your preferred time.