Melbourne airport (MEL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Melbourne airport (MEL)

Melbourne Airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport and opened on July 1, 1970, is the second busiest in Australia. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations around the globe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals 1 (domestic flights), 2 (international flights), 3 (regional flights) and 4 (low-cost flights). Open 24 hours a day and connected through pedestrian walkways.
Annual passenger traffic:
34.8 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +61 392 971 600. There is an information counter on the ground floor of the International Arrivals Hall, in Terminal 2.


Melbourne airport is located 20 km (13 miles) to the northwest of the city.

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Car rental agencies

Offices are located on the ground floor of the short-term parking lot.

Avis (Tel +61 388 555 333 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +61 392 416 366 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +61 393 351 177 - 5:00 am to 1:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +61 392 416 800 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +61 393 386 884 - 5:00 am to 2:00 am)
Thrifty (Tel +61 392 416 100 - 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)


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Parking services at Melbourne airport (MEL)

Inside the enclosure there are short- and long-term lots, in addition to exclusive spaces for motorcycles and bicycles and a passenger pick-up and drop-off area which is free for 20 minutes (Wait Zone). More information: Tel +61 392 971 318. Fees and reservations

At Terminal T1, T2, T3 - Multi-storey facility with covered spaces, for short stays, 100 meters away from terminals 1, 2 and 3. Valet parking service on level 2.
At Terminal T4 - Roofed, short-term area situated 100 meters away from Terminal 4.
Long Term Car Parking - Outdoor lot with courtesy shuttle services around the clock.
Value Car Parks - Budget sectors with complimentary transfer service.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are escalators, travelators, lifts, adapted restrooms, Braille signage and designated bays in all car parks. If you should require special assistance or wheelchairs, inform your airline about your particular needs in advance.

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Latest updates: June 07, 2019