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Melbourne Airport Transfers

Great Quality and Affordable Melbourne Airport Transfers

For confidence and peace of mind when booking your Melbourne Airport transfers, you've come to the right place. Here at Purple Parking, we provide only the very best quality transfers, for the best possible price, to anywhere you might need to go once you've landed. With options to accommodation all over the city, as well as to the port if you're heading off on a cruise, we provide plenty of options to suit every kind of traveller. Whether it's a great value shared shuttle you're looking for, or private transfers for you and your group only, have a browse through the options to find your perfect match, and get another thing ticked off your list of holiday essentials.

The city of Melbourne is an utter gem of the Australian landscape, with soaring, glittering buildings, other-worldly parks ripe for wandering, and fantatsic public transport (including a free tram zone) so you can make the most of your holiday - and the city. However you're spending your holiday in Melbourne, make sure you kick it off to the smoothest start possible.

💸 Best value: Shared shuttle transfer
👪 Best for families: Private transfer
💜 Best for couples: Private executive transfer
🚌 Best for large groups: Minibus or coach transfer

The capital of Victoria, Melbourne is a sunshine coastal city renowned for sun, sea and surfing, as well as offering a modern cultural scene ranging from visual arts to horticulture. The city centre is a good place to start exploring - here you can find vibrant street art, local food joints and the first glimpse of its laidback way of life. Culture seekers should head to the Melbourne Arts Precinct where you'll find the Arts Centre Melbourne next to the National Gallery of Victoria.

Have a look at the table below for a snippet of what we can offer you.

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Compare Melbourne Airport Transfers

Melbourne Airport Transfers
Destination Transfer Price Per Person From Transfer Time for Private Car
🌞 Melbourne City Centre £55 25 minutes
🌞 South Melbourne £67.06 20 minutes
🌞 Melbourne Port £67.06 22 minutes

* Prices are correct at the time of writing and subject to change throughout the year. All transfers based on one passenger travelling one way from Melbourne Airport.

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Our airport transfers from Melbourne airport to your hotel are quick and reliable. To make your trip a great experience, our vehicles all have air conditioning - as we know how warm it can get in sunny Australia! They're all also less than five years of age, and are frequently checked to ensure both the vehicles and drivers are up to our high standards. Simply put, you can be certain of a smooth process from start to finish, and a convenient transfer that gets you from A to B with the minimum of hassle.

We offer a large range of transfer types to suit your style, preference and budget. From private airport transfers where you and your travel companions have a vehicle to yourselves, to our cheaper shared shuttle services, you're sure to find something to suit you. Our most popular transfers for families tend to be our private options, with private minibuses available too for larger families.

Have a look at the table below to find out all you need to know about each transfer type as you make your decision.

Melbourne Airport Transfer Options

Shared Shuttle Transfers

Shared Shuttle

Our shared shuttle transfers offer a convenient method of travel at the very best value for money. Serving hotels and other popular accommodation in and around Melbourne, as well as down to the port, this is the perfect choice for those of you want to keep a little more in your pocket for the rest of the trip. You will join other travellers in a large vehicle that may make some stops before yours to drop off guests at other resorts.

Speedy Shared Shuttle Transfers

Speedy Shared Shuttle

Offering fantastic value transport just like our shared shuttles, our speedy shuttles work in almost exactly the same way, except you can expect to get to your destination a little sooner. You'll be travelling with other passengers who may need to be dropped off at their hotel ahead of your own drop-off, but the speedy shuttle makes fewer stops. This is the perfect choice to balance great value with quicker transfer times.

Private Transfers

Private Transfer

Private airport transfers offer you the traditional transfer experience. Your driver will be waiting for you when you land, and it's simply a case of you and your travel companions grabbing your luggage, meeting your personal driver and hopping straight in the car. There's no extra stops when you choose a private transfer - you'll be taken straight to your resort or hotel from arrivals. This is the most similar option to a taxi service, without having to locate a free vehicle, or worry about driving up the cost.

Luxury Transfers

Luxury Transfer

Enjoy everything you get from our standard private airport transfers, but with that extra touch of something truly special. Perfect for the very best possible start to your holiday, or to celebrate something special, you'll be picked up in a top-notch vehicle and whisked straight to your accommodation. This is one of our best transfer options for the perfect start to your trip.

Private Minibus Transfer

Private minibus transfers

If you're travelling in a large group, be it with all your friends or as part of a family reunion, then you can book your very own private minibus for the gang. No need for your group to all clamber onto a shared transfer - everyone can be transported in a single vehicle your group will have to themselves. Private minibus hire caters for up to a maximum of 22 people.

Wheelchair Adapted Transfers

Wheelchair adapted Transfer

If you or your travelling companion make use of a wheelchair, then you can book one of our specially-adapted vehicles to ensure a smooth airport transfer process for the whole group. A wheelchair adapted transfer offers a door-to-door experience, with a driver who will be on hand to provide whatever assistance anyone may need. The car seats up to 4 passengers and everything will be paid for in advance, so you can focus on relaxing on the day.

Coach Transfers

Coach Transfer

Travelling in a group that won't fit into a minibus? If you need to transport a wedding party, sports team, or other seriously big group of travellers, then you can hire out a whole full-sized coach to get you where you need to go with the minimum of fuss and hassle. Our coaches typically offer up space for up to 50 people, and come with representatives on board who are on hand to take care of everything you may need.

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Why pre-book your transfer?

In this day and age, there's no need to leave anything to chance anymore. When you land in Melbourne after a long flight across the world and you're raring to get your holiday off the ground, the last thing you want to do is wander up and down looking for a local taxi. Pre-booking your transfer from Melbourne Airport means there's no need to search for someone who can take you to your destination - instead, your driver will meet you promptly after you land, and will whisk you away to your accommodation before you know it. So why not take a quick kip in the back of the car - you must be knackered after that flight!

Not only does booking your transfer in advance mean you're guaranteed easy and safe transportation to your hotel, accommodation, or to the port, but it also makes sure you get it for the best price possible. No taking the long way round here to rack up the price. With Purple Parking, you can explore all of our cost-effective options and pay in advance, so you know exactly what to expect and can simply focus on kicking back and enjoying the ride.

How to Book

Our booking process couldn't be easier. Follow these easy steps to get another holiday essential ticked off your to-do list.


Use the booking form at the top of this page to fill in your travel date, time of arrival, incoming flight and arrival destination.


Choose your perfect transfer from the page of options once you hit search. You will also find all the details.


Once you have chosen your transfer, you can make your booking by following the on-page instructions.


Next, look out for an email confirmation - be sure to have it with you at Melbourne Airport to show to your driver.


Find your driver once you've landed and show your booking confirmation.


Hop on board, relax, and enjoy the ride - you'll be taken exactly where you need to go with the minimum of hassle, and no surprises.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a shared shuttle transfer bus from Melbourne Airport?
Yes, Purple Parking offer shared shuttle transfer services from Melbourne Airport.Our shared shuttles can make up to 8 stops en route, as other travellers may be dropped off at their accommodation before you.

Where will my driver drop me off?
Your transfer driver, whether for a shared service or a private airport transfer, will try and drop you off directly at your hotel or resort. However in some cases, this may not be possible - for example if there are local parking restrictions. If so, you will be dropped off at a convenient, nearby location. You'll know exactly what to expect before you go, though - keep an eye on your email.

Where do I go when I arrive at Melbourne Airport?
Where you meet your driver for your transfer will depend on the type of transfer you've booked, the nature of the transfer vehicle, as well as your provider, but don't worry - full details will be listed in your email booking confirmation, so check this before you land. If your e-ticket states you will be met in the arrivals hall, then someone will be there waiting for you and holding a sign with your name on it.

How long is the transfer from the airport to to the port?
The transfer from Melbourne Airport to the port is typically just over 20 minutes.

How many suitcases can I bring?
Our transfers typically have room for 1 suitcase per person, but you will be able to see the specific details of each transfer before you book.

What do I do if my outbound flight is delayed?
If your flight is delayed, call the number on your e-ticket and let your provider know. They will assist you from there.

Are car seats provided for my child?
No, car seats are not currently provided for our transfer services. If you're travelling with a young child and wish them to have a car seat, you will need to bring one with you.

What should I do if my luggage doesn't arrive on time?
If there's a delay in reclaiming your luggage and you think you're going to be delayed for your transfer, call the number on your e-ticket and let your provider know there's been a hold-up. They will normally wait a bit longer for you, but it's worth letting them know in case a new driver needs to be arranged.

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Other Ways you can Save

As well as fantastic deals on the best Melbourne airport transfers, we can also bring you superb savings on both Airport Hotels and Airport Parking at a huge range of both main and regigional airports in the UK. We even offer great discounts on Airport Lounges, so you can indulge in an extra special start to your holiday.

When you group all of your holiday essentials into one easy package, you can both enjoy the very best deals as possible, as well as also make sorting out all the little essentials so much easier. No need to hop between websites trying to find the best deals - with Purple Parking, you can access all the best prices in one place, so you can get on with what really matters - getting excited for your upcoming trip to Melbourne.

Essential information about Melbourne
🏫 Embassy You can find the British Consulate General Melbourne at the following address; 17th Floor/90 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia.
📞 Emergency number The emergency contact number in Melbourne, Australia, is "000". This is for the police, ambulance & fire service.
💬 Language The main language spoken in Melbourne is English.
📱 Phone code The international phone code in Australia is +61. +3 is the local area code for Melbourne.
£ Currency The Australian dollar.
📝 Travel documents To visit Australia, you need to make sure you have a current passport, a valid visa, and have completed and signed the Incoming Passenger Card, of which will be given to you on your flight. It is also a good idea to have current and valid travel insurance, to ensure you are covered should anything happen.
🌤 Weather The seasons in Melbourne, Australia, are a little different to that of the U.K. Whilst the months of July and August in the U.K are warm, in Australia, this is considered winter. Furthermore what we consider our winter months, are Australia's summer months. So, you can expect beautiful weather towards the end and start of the year, and winter weather in June, July and August. However, in July, the temperature is unlikely to drop much below seven degrees Celsius, so it is unlikely you will see snow.
🔥 Best time to visit As the seasons in Australia are almost flipped compared to the seasons in the U.K, you will find the nicest weather in the latter part of the year, as well as the start of the year. October to March are probably the best times to go where you will experience the best weather, and we recommend travelling outside the school holidays too for the best deals.
🕑 Time difference Melbourne is 11 hours ahead of the UK.
🏄 Things to do in Melbourne Melbourne is an incredibly vibrant city with endless things to explore. With thriving nightlife culture where you can pay a visit to endless bars and restaurants, wander through bustling plazas and parks with the glittering lights of the city above you, and take in the atmosphere. In the day, one of the most popular attractions in Melbourne are the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, the National Gallery of Victoria, ArtVo for those who want to up their instagram game, and for lovers of the outdoors, the Dandenong Ranges National Park is unmissable.

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