Journey: Melbourne Airport to Phillip Island

Melbourne Airport is located some 23km from the Melbourne CBD. That means it’s about 164km from Phillip Island. But that doesn’t mean that getting there should be a hassle! Despite the distance, Melbourne Airport and Phillip Island are connected by an abundance of transport options. They include public transport, taxis, and even hire cars.

But when it comes to price, value, comfort, and convenience, one option stands above the rest: a Hughes transfer! With Hughes, you get door to door service, twenty four hours per day. So no matter when your flight arrives, your Hughes transfer will be waiting. At Hughes, we place comfort and convenience above all else. That’s why we offer a range of premium and luxury vehicles for you to choose from.

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

Getting there: Here’s the average duration of a trip from Melbourne Airport to Phillip Island

Travel times are always tough to estimate. The the average time taken to get from Melbourne Airport to Phillip Island is around 140 minutes. Then there’s off-peak to consider. When there is not an influx of commuters or holidaymakers along the way, you can expect a shorter trip.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

Airport to Phillip Island – 150 minutes
Phillip Island to airport – 150 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

Airport to Phillip Island – 120 minutes
Phillip Island to airport – 120 minutes

Melbourne Airport: Start the holiday before you get to Phillip Island with these facilities

You might not associate airports with leisure, but it is possible when you know where to look! Melbourne Airport is well-equipped on the entertainment front, with dining and retail in abundance. If you find yourself with a longer than expected layover, delay, or early arrival, don’t worry about keeping busy! You can meander through one of Melbourne Airport’s many shops, or grab a bite to eat at one of its eateries. There’s also free Wi-Fi across all three terminals, so some time to yourself immersed in the digital world is an option too.

We can cater to your every transport need from Melbourne Airport to Phillip Island, and back again

At Hughes, we understand that your transport needs don’t end when your airport transfer does. There’s plenty to see in Phillip Island, and our drivers can help you see it! Phillip Island is known for a broad and interesting spread of reasons.

There are the natural attractions, which include a significant and environmentally important colony of fairy penguins. And there’s also the sports! Phillip Island hosts a number of motorsports events, and they bring in plenty of visitors every year. So if you’re interested in seeing what Phillip Island has to offer, get in touch!