Accommodations in Melbourne near Airport Melbourne Tullamarine (Melbourne, Australia)
Airport Melbourne Tullamarine (Melbourne, Australia)
There’s Much More Than Arrivals and Departures at Melbourne Airport
Did you know that over 32 million travellers walk through Melbourne Airport every year? It has been a major hub since 1970 and is expected to have 60 million travellers passing through by 2030. It was once called Tullamarine Airport and to this day, some locals honour the airport’s original name by referring to it as Tulla.
Whether you want to browse the duty-free shops, stop in for a bite, surf the web with the free Wi-Fi, or check out the helicopter shuttle service, there are plenty of interesting ways you can occupy your time at Melbourne International Airport.
How to Kill Time at Melbourne Airport
If you’re looking for a way to make time fly by at Melbourne Airport there are plenty of things to do. You can save on luxury brands such as Tiffany & Co., MaxMara, Emporio Armani, Michael Kors, Watches of Switzerland and more when you visit the tax-free luxury shops on the T2 level of the airport. The airport also has some great places to eat and drink, including Bar Pulpo, Ali Baba, Able Baker Charlie, Bà Xã, and Billie Chu.
Abundant Services at Melbourne Airport
Along with various long and short-term parking options including valet parking, the airport offers numerous transportation options such direct, regional and charter buses, as well as the Skybus - Melbourne Airport’s express bus service that runs every ten minutes between the Melbourne CBD and airport.
The airport has other services that make a passenger’s arrival or departure stress-free and smooth. Get your prescriptions at Amcal Pharmacy, relax in an Airport Lounge, let the kids run free in the Terminal 2 children’s play area, exchange money at the Travelex Stores, or stop for last minute items before your flight at any of the convenience stores. Other services include a student welcome desk, showers, an airport medical centre, pay-as-you-go membership lounges, and free Wi-Fi. Whether you are coming or going – there are plenty of stores to keep you interested and occupied while you wait for your flight or for your family and friends to arrive.
Places to Stay Near Tullamarine Airport
If you are looking for comfortable and convenient Melbourne Airport accommodation options, the affordable Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport hotel can provide you with a good night’s sleep. Or, if you are looking for more of a luxury hotel stay, the four-star ParkRoyal Melbourne Airport hotel would be a fantastic choice while you are visiting the city of Melbourne. Budget-friendly hotels are also just a short drive from the airport. Hotels such as ibis Budget Melbourne Airport, Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport, and the Best Western Airport Motel and Convention Centre are all popular choices for those looking to save on accommodation.
Wondering when to stop by? Well, let’s face it, it’s an airport so there will always be a flow of people coming in and out. There are quieter times to depart/arrive at Melbourne Airport such as early mornings and later in the evenings. The prime time for crowds is during the day’s peak travel hours, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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