Journey: Melbourne Airport to Geelong

Melbourne airport is positioned in the suburb of Tullamarine, some 23km north-west of Melbourne CBD. That places it a little over 80km from Geelong. As a result, travellers are often asking the question: what is the quickest way to get from Melbourne airport to Geelong? There are plenty of options. There are taxis, which will take you directly to Geelong from Melbourne airport. There are buses, which may take a few stops, but which will get you there nonetheless. And then there’s Hughes.

At Hughes, practical, comfortable, and affordable transport is our priority. We offer door to door services at any time of the day and night. Our transfer from Melbourne airport to Geelong is the most direct option. Unlike public transport, our transfers are private. Coupled with our door to door service guarantee, that means you won’t have to walk between stops, stations, and taxi ranks. Unlike taxis, as well, we don’t charge on a metered basis. With Hughes, you know what you’re paying, and you know what you’re paying for. Our prices are on par with almost all alternatives. And with comfort and efficiency as well, we are leaders in airport transport.

Our Fleet

Whether you are looking for a luxury limousine or premium sedan experience or want to move a large group easily and in comfort, Hughes can help. We have vehicle options for 1 – 61 passengers and an extensive fleet to accommodate all your transport needs.

Not sure what vehicle’s suit your needs? Contact our friendly team on 1300 615 165 or [email protected] to discuss your requirements.

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Executive Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our executive sedans are well-appointed for your comfort.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our premium sedans include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium SUVs

Perfect for 1- 3 passengers with up to 5 suitcases, our premium SUVs include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

5 Suitcases

3 Small Bags

People Movers

Perfect for up to 6 passengers with standard luggage, our people movers are luxurious and roomy, with ergonomic design for your comfort.

6 Passengers

6 Suitcases

4 Small Bags

Luxury Minibuses

Perfect for up 9 - 14 passengers with a trailer option for additional luggage, our Mercedes Sprinter minibuses are a luxurious option for groups.

9 - 14 Passengers

Small Coach

Perfect for up 21 - 54 passengers with standard luggage with a trailer option for additional luggage, our air-conditioned, luxury coaches are a great option for larger groups.

21 - 54 Passengers

Here’s how long it takes to get from Geelong to Melbourne airport

Getting from Melbourne airport to Geelong means an 80km trip from Melbourne’s northern suburbs, to its south. As a result, traffic can affect your traffic times. Generally, we anticipate a journey of 70 minutes. However, when the traffic is heavy – for example, during peak hour – the trip can take longer.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

Airport to Geelong – 80 minutes
Geelong to airport – 80 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

Airport to Geelong – 60 minutes
Geelong to airport – 60 minutes

Melbourne airport is easy to navigate but getting to Geelong is even easier thanks to Hughes

Melbourne airport at Tullamarine is comprised of four terminals. Each terminal services difference transport needs. For example, terminal 1 offers domestic and regional services for Qantas, while terminal 2 offers over 20 gates for international carriers. Terminal 3 is home to Virgin and REX, while terminal 4 is dedicated to budget domestic airlines. Fortunately, each terminal is well-serviced in terms of parking and facilities.

Within a hundred metres of terminals 1-3, there are numerous parking facilities. Terminal 4 has its own separate parking facility, which is also 100m from the terminal. If you find yourself with some time on your hands, there’s no shortage of internal facilities as well. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi, dining, shopping, entertainment, and bars. If you leave some time to spare, you won’t be disappointed!

Geelong: Before you head back to Melbourne airport, here’s what to do and see

Geelong is an iconic port city, located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River. The Port of Geelong is, in fact, the sixth-largest in Australia. It facilities a staggering amount of international trade each day, and elements of that maritime origin are evident throughout the city. Geelong has a vast number of tourist attractions, from museums and shipwrecks to botanical gardens and beaches. It provides a lovely coastal panorama, just 80km from Melbourne city. Of course, seeing the sights is easiest with good transport. That’s why we offer door to door transfers throughout Geelong. And when it’s time to return to Melbourne airport, your Hughes transfer will be waiting at a point convenient for you.