Public Transport

Essendon Fields is exceptionally well connected to both the Melbourne CBD and Melbourne Airport.

Closest train station is Essendon. Less than 10 minutes’ drive accessible by Essendon Fields free staff shuttle bus.

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EF Staff shuttle bus operates from Essendon Fields (pick up and drop off on English Street opposite Runway Plaza) to Essendon Station (pick up and drop off from Russell St) weekdays departing on the half hour between 7.15am – 9.30am and 4.15pm –6.30pm.

*No service on Victorian public holidays

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Tram service 59 is a ten minute walk from the terminal via Bristol Street. Stop 56 (Airport West) is located on Matthews Ave / Earl Street. Departs every 8 minutes. Both stops accessible via Foot Bridge.

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A taxi rank is located outside the main terminal. To arrange a taxi please phone 131 008 or advise check in-staff prior to departure.
For wheelchair accessible taxi please call (03) 9277 3877.

Average taxi fare from EF Airport to city centre – $39* (including tollway fees) or to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) – $21*
*Estimates based on the government’s standard fares.

Free on demand service to Melbourne Airport. Operates daily between Essendon Fields Airport and Melbourne Airport between 6.00am and 10.00pm.

Call 0426 381 800 between 6.00am and 10.00pm to arrange a pick-up, average travel time Airport to Airport is under 10 minutes, up to 20 minutes during weekday peak.

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