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Cheap flights to Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne (wsantoso, Dec 2008)

Arriving in Melbourne

Travellers, have you uncovered one of the many available cheap flights to Melbourne, one of the most exciting cities in all of Australia? Melbourne flights will most likely land at the gorgeous Melbourne Airport, located in the suburb of Tullamarine. After you have embarked from one of the cheap flights to Melbourne, Melbourne Airport offers a few different transportation options for visitors looking to get into the city itself. Travellers can rent a car to trek the few kilometres into the city or hop into a taxi to journey in. There is no railway link to the Melbourne Airport, but there is a thriving and efficient bus line that serves passengers. 

Getting Around Melbourne 

If you do not want to rent a car and travel through the city's many roads, Melbourne flights bring you to a city with a vast array of public transportation options. There are 16 railway lines that serve Melbourne and its surrounding suburbs, encompassing hundreds of different stops; the railways trek throughout the city serving most of the main attractions and districts. Melbourne also boasts the largest tram network in the world, with 29 different routes along with the "City Circle" tram along with an expansive bus system. You can pick up a "Myki Card" to pay for your trips throughout the city. If you are a bicycling enthusiast, Melbourne might be the city for you. Melbourne offers an extensive bicycle-sharing system; go ahead and explore the city on two wheels.

Main Attractions in Melbourne 

For your first stop in Melbourne, consider visiting the magnificent Royal Botanic Gardens. This gorgeous attraction is filled with an astonishing array of plants from around the globe and also offers captivating tours and animal sightings. Visitors should also check out the nearby Healesville Sanctuary, which offers the opportunity to see and interact with many of Australia’s most famous creatures, including the koala and the kangaroo. You can go take in a show or performance at the Princess Theatre or National Theatre or check out the artwork at the National Gallery of Victoria or Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. If you have the time, try to experience Australian Rules football up close at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Shopping, Dining and Night Life in Melbourne

Flights to Melbourne will bring the interested tourist to a world filled with amazing shopping, dining and nightlife options. The best places to party can be found throughout the city; take in a performance at one of Melbourne's many live music venues, or just hang out and drink at places like the Baroq House, the Chaplin Karaoke Bar or the amazing Marrakech Bar. Melbourne's dining scene is rich and diverse offering a variety of delicious options ranging from seafood to Asian cuisine. Stop in the Flower Drum for an amazing Cantonese meal, or head out to Rockpool Bar and Grill for an amazing steakhouse experience. Shoppers travelling to Melbourne can find the best bargains and greatest deals at the Galleria Shopping Plaza on Bourke Street or at the Melbourne Central location, which offers over 300 different shops for your pleasure. Cheap airfares to Melbourne result in many wonderful dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities.

Several popular airlines fly into Tullamarine Airport, including
  • Virgin Australia 58% recommend
  • Qantas 68% recommend
  • Air New Zealand 81% recommend

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Flight stats for Melbourne, Australia - did you know?
  • Melbourne is 20 km from Tullamarine Airport (Melbourne, Australia).
  • Tullamarine Airport (Melbourne, Australia)
    • Right now, 61 airlines operate out of Tullamarine Airport.
    • Tullamarine Airport offers nonstop flights to 57 cities.
    • Every week, at least 5,964 domestic flights and 1,547 international flights depart from Tullamarine Airport.