Melbourne Tullamarine Airport to Melbourne CBD



The SkyBus runs express from Melbourne Airport to the CBD (Southern Cross Station) every 10 minutes. An adult, one way ticket is $19.75 and can be booked online or at a self-serve kiosk at the airport.



Taxi ranks are located at the airport.  The Melbourne CBD is 30 km from the airport and a fare costs approximately $55-$80.

Car rental

A variety of car rental options are available at Melbourne airport, within the terminal.

Melbourne CBD to Melbourne Zoo


Public transport


Myki is a reloadable credit card-sized contactless smart card ticketing system used for electronic payment of fares on most public transport services in Melbourne and regional Victoria, Australia.

A myki card is required to travel on Melbourne’s trams, trains and buses. 

Trams are free within the CBD’s free tram zone, however Melbourne Zoo is outside of this zone.

You can buy a myki card at:

  • Hundreds of shops including all 7-Eleven
  • Myki machines at selected stations and stops [you can only buy Full Fare myki smartcards at myki machines]
  • Your android phone, via Google Pay
  • Premium station ticket offices
  • PTV Hubs
  • Online
  • by calling 1800 800 007.   Allow seven days for delivery of a myki and around 90 minutes for online top ups
  • Register or log-in to manage your myki and set auto top up




  • Melbourne Zoo is 5 km north of the city centre
  • Parking is $2 for 5 hours
  • Parking can be limited


  • Uber is available throughout Melbourne via the app.