Journey: Melbourne Airport to MCG

The MCG is one of Australia’s most iconic venues. It sees some of the biggest performances in the country – not to mention the most spoken of games. Locals, tourists, and interstate visitors all flock to the ‘G every time there’s any event. So it’s no surprise that the trip from Melbourne Airport to the MCG is one frequently made. But what options are on offer to get you there?

There are buses, but they’re not always the best option when you’ve got to race to catch the kick-off. There are taxis, too, but the line up at the airport taxi rank can throw a spanner in the works of your finely cultivated timely. Then there’s Hughes. We offer door to door transfers, with luxury vehicles and terrific value for money. Our professional chauffeurs can ensure that you get from Melbourne Airport to the MCG via the quickest, most direct route possible.

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 res@hughes.com.au 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

41 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 normally takes us to get from Melbourne Airport to the MCG

The MCG is located in Yarra Park, which means it’s quite central in the Greater Melbourne Area. As a result, it normally takes just 40 minutes to get there. That’s good news for those trying to catch a Friday afternoon performance from interstate! However, you’ve got to keep traffic in mind too.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

Airport to MCG – 50 minutes
MCG to airport – 50 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

Airport to MCG– 35 minutes
MCG to airport – 35 minutes

Melbourne Airport has four terminals: Here are some tips for getting from them to the MCG

If you’ve not spent much time in Melbourne Airport before, a few navigational tips might be helpful. The most important thing to know about Melbourne Airport is that it consists of four terminals. There’s a dedicated Qantas domestic terminal, an international terminal, a Virgin and REX terminal, and a budget carriers’ terminal. If that seems like a lot, there’s no need to worry. All four terminals are well serviced by collection areas. There are kerbside pick up points, disabled access zones, parking areas, and waiting areas. Simply let us know the details of your flight when you book, and we will ensure that we meet you in a convenient space.

The most iconic ground in Australia: MCG to Melbourne Airport is a well-travelled path!

The MCG is the largest stadium in the Southern Hemisphere. In fact, it’s the tenth largest in the world! Needless to say, it attracts its fair share of big events. From cricket and AFL, to rugby league and union, the MCG is the unofficial home of Australian sports. But that’s not all it offers. The MCG also attracts some of the world’s most well-known acts, and has seen concerts of epic proportions. As such a cultural icon, it’s only a matter of time before you end up there if you haven’t already! So why not book the most reliable transport option: a transfer from Hughes.