Melbourne Avalon Domestic Airport (AVV)
Melbourne-Avalon Airport is Melbourne’s second major airport, currently offering domestic flights, but set to offer international flights in the future.
Avalon Airport is flying made easy, focusing on customer care, a friendly and welcoming environment, and an easy and straight forward flying experience for customers.
Avalon Airport Terminal
Melbourne-Avalon Airport is serviced by Jetstar, with five flights per day to Sydney and Brisbane. The airport is forty minutes drive from Melbourne’s CBD, and is a toll free drive along the Princes Fwy. Allow for delays coming out of the city and over the West Gate bridge in peak hour, however in non-peak times the trip is non-stop and conjestion free.
Avalon Airport is compact and easy to navigate, with a car park directly out the front of the terminal, and little or no queues for check in and security screening. You should allow a minimum of an hour before your flight to park and check in at Avalon Airport.
To and From Melbourne - Avalon Airport.
Avalon Airport can be accessed by car via the Princes Fwy, taking just 45 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, on a toll free and relatively traffic free trip compared with Tullamarine Freeway.
Avalon Airport has a car park directly out the front of the terminal, where you can simply drive in park and walk five minutes to the terminal. No booking necessary and prices comparatively less expensive than other airports.
A taxi rank is located directly out the front of the terminal, and cabs are usually available to meet every flight. It is advised that large groups or people pre-book maxi Taxi through Geelong Cabs on 131 008, or if on a tight schedule, pre-book a cab in case all cars have been engaged by other passengers.
Car Hire at Avalon Airport
Car hire is available at Avalon Airport from the following popular car rental companies:
Bus Avalon Airport to Melbourne
Avalon Airport Transfers operates a bus service to meet every flight at Avalon Airport. There is no need to pre-book, just book at the Service Desk inside the Arrivals Hall. The one hour bus trip takes you directly into Melbourne’s CBD. Fare information is available from Avalon Airport Transfers.
Bus from Avalon Airport to Geelong
Avalon Airport Shuttle offers transfers to and from Geelong, including Bellarine Peninsula, Torquay and the Great Ocean Road. Shuttle buses meet all incoming and outgoing Jetstar flights to Avalon Airport. The bus ride from Avalon Airport to the Geelong CBD takes 35 minutes. Fares vary on your destionation and traveller.
There is an information counter in Arrivals at the Airport, where the shuttle service can be booked. Transfers to the Airport must be pre-booked by phone: (03) 52 788 788, during office hours, Monday to Sunday.
Avalon Airport's Short and Long Term Parking
Over 900 secure car parks are available at Avalon Airport, a short walk from the terminal. Both short term and long term parking is available. To ensure security, the Airport is locked between 1:00am and 3:30am. For a full list of parking rates visit Avalon Airport Carpark.
Hotel Accommodation near Avalon Airport
Whether you are after a serviced apartment or five star hotel luxury there is an excellent choice of accommodation to choose from near and close to the airport.
The Werribee Mansion – Sofitel Hotel at Werribee Park or The Sheraton Four Points in Geelong, are both excellent hotels, or if you would prefer a serviced apartment Quest Apartments Werribee is also a reputable choice.
To find out more please visit the Visit Victoria website , here: http://www.visitvictoria.com/ and go to the accommodation section for the region you wish to visit.
Services at Avalon Airport
Melbourne-Avalon Airport offers passengers a modern, spacious easy-to-navigate terminal, with a café, bar, viewing deck and computer benches and outlets.
The departure terminal gates are conveniently located adjacent to the café and bar so you can grab a meal or a drink before you fly or pick up friends and family. There is also a ‘grab and go’ snack bar to purchase supplies for your flight, children friendly meals and TVs and music to relax and entertain yourself while you wait for your flight.
The airport also offers a free kids lounge, a movie lounge screening G-Rated classic feature films daily, massage chairs, a book shop and convenience store, games room and more.
Avalon Airport is a truly easy way to fly.