Journey: Melbourne Airport to Richmond

Melbourne airport lies to the north west of the CBD, and it’s about 23km away. It’s adjacent to the suburb of Tullamarine, which is where it gets its local name of Tullamarine airport. As one of Australia’s two largest cities, Melbourne airport sees no shortage of visitors. To cope with the large number of passengers going in and out each day, the airport has a wide range of transport options. For the budget conscious, there are buses and shuttles. For those who are short on time, there are taxis. And to dodge the traffic, there are trains. But the best option to get your from Melbourne airport to Richmond is a Hughes transfer.

At Hughes, we try to combine the best features of airport travel: comfort, affordability, and efficiency. Our direct services are among the most efficient at Melbourne airport. Our luxury cars offer unrivalled comfort. And the best part is that our prices remain on par with most alternatives!

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

Richmond to Melbourne airport: Your transport times in both directions

Travel times are the key to a smooth trip to another city. That’s why we’ve listed yours here! Your travel time from Melbourne airport to Richmond is likely to be 45 minutes on average. That applies in the other direction, too. But if the traffic is a little congested, you might be looking at a slightly longer journey.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

Airport to Richmond – 50 minutes
Richmond to airport – 50 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

Airport to Richmond – 40 minutes
Richmond to airport – 40 minutes

Melbourne airport: Everything you need to know about getting to your Richmond transfer

Melbourne airport can be a daunting destination for those who haven’t been before. It consists of four separate terminals, and that can make getting around tricky. But luckily, it is very well managed. All aspects of each terminal are well signed, so finding your way to a Richmond transfer is simply a matter of finding the pick up zones. The most effective pick up zones are located in the public zone. There, you can find 1 & 10-minute waiting spaces for drivers. That means your ride to Richmond will be ready and waiting! There are also carparks for those who are planning on waiting a little longer. Each car park services a nearby terminal, which makes the whole precinct very accessible.

Richmond is a well-known Melbourne suburb – here’s what to see before going to the airport!

If you’re only planning on spending a little time in Richmond, you’re probably wondering what to see first. And that’s a tough question to answer because there’s a lot on offer! Being an inner-city suburb, just 3km from the CBD, Richmond has a lot on the way of local culture. It has cafes, bars, restaurants, and an exciting ambience. It also has a major hospital, which caters for patients from a wide range of areas. With a Hughes transfer from Melbourne airport, all of Richmond is well within your reach. We drop off and pick up from any area of your choosing, so don’t feel limited by distance! Simply book with Hughes, and let us know where to meet you.