Flights to Melbourne, Australia
The city of Melbourne is served by 1 international air facility, Tullamarine Airport (also known as Melbourne Airport) though it also has 2 other domestic air facilities, Avalon and Essendon Airports. Tullamarine Airport, being the only international gateway into Melbourne, is one of the busiest air transport hubs in the region and consists of 4 passenger terminals. Of the 4 terminals, T1, 3 and 4 are used for domestic arrivals and departures whilst T2 is reserved for international ones (as of December 2016).
Tullamarine Airport is located less than 25 kilometres from Melbourne. A taxi ride from the airport to the city centre would take around 25-30 minutes at a fare of about AUD 55-65 (SGD 57-67).
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Best Time to Visit Melbourne
Though Melbourne’s official peak period is considered the sunny summer months of December to February, those not fond of baking at the beach or mingling with hordes of sun-loving tourists might want to consider planning an autumn holiday in the city instead. Between March to May Melbourne is a perfect 20°C - neither too hot nor too cold - so outdoor activities and sightseeing can be engaged in a comfortable manner. Besides that, autumn in the city also features lots of amazing festivities like the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Moomba Festival as well as the Melbourne International Flower Show, so finding items to fill your itinerary will not be a problem in this period.
Things to do in Melbourne
Everyone is in love with Melbourne - for the 6th consecutive year, Melbourne has been voted as the world’s most livable city on account of its low crime rates and exemplary health care, education and infrastructural systems. On top of being a great place to live, Melbourne is also an excellent tourist destination - city-lovers will adore the hip cafes, bars and edgy fashion boutiques that adorn the streets, whilst nature-lovers can enjoy the famously well-manicured Royal Botanic Gardens of Melbourne. History buffs will also have their pick of attractions, from the Old Melbourne Gaol to St Paul’s Cathedral.
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Airports near Melbourne
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