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Compare Cheap Melbourne to Buenos Aires Flights
If you’re ready to trade your work day for a fun day on the South American coast, book cheap flights from Melbourne to Buenos Aires on Webjet. Spend the days lounging with Argentinians at the wide open beach of Villa Gesell or pick up hand-made crafts at one of the lively open-air markets in Palermo. Take in a polo match or take the family to see the prized horses at the Palermo Hippodrome. Adventure seekers can hire a kayak at Tigre or hike inside Reserva Ecologica. No matter your reason for visiting the vibrant city, save money on return flights from Melbourne to Buenos Aires and get your trip started right.
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The best time to visit Buenos Aires
Summers in Buenos Aires can be extremely hot and humid with daytime highs averaging between 35°C (95°F) and 38°C (100°F). While high levels of heat and humidity fill the air, hordes of tourists fill the streets and beaches. If you’re travelling between January through March, book any excursions well in advance and be prepared to pay premium prices. The cooler temperatures between April through June push many beach going crowds away as well as lowers the price of hotels. If you’re searching for cheap flights from Melbourne to Buenos Aires, book travel in the autumn months. Aside from saving money, travel in autumn allows you to experience the colourful foliage draping the city without a throng of crowds to contend with. The winter months between July through August are cold-at least by Argentinian standards. Days average between 10°C (50°F) and 15°C (60°F) but many activities are still open to those who don’t mind the nip in the air. Spring months of October through December are the most colourful times to visit. Flowers are in bloom across the city creating a pleasant aroma nearly everywhere you go. Daily temperatures fluctuate between 15°C (60°F) and 26°C (80°F) allowing you to enjoy many outdoor excursions without getting too hot. Crowds don’t fill the streets until mid-December so if you want big savings on return flights from Melbourne to Buenos Aires, plan to travel between October and November.
Departing From Melbourne
You’ll only need your valid Australian passport and a return ticket to Melbourne to enter Argentina. Before departing, be sure you have the appropriate paperwork for every traveller.
Getting to Tullamarine Airport
The SkyBus will get you from Southern Cross Station to the Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport in about 20 minutes. The one-way fare is $19 AUD. If you take the 901 bus at Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Road you will arrive at the airport in about 25 minutes. Taxi fare from the city centre to the airport starts at $55 AUD.
Parking at Tullamarine Airport
If you plan on leaving your car at the airport during your trip to Buenos Aires, save money by pre-booking your space prior to departure.
Where to Park at Tullamarine Airport
Tullamarine has three easy to use car parks to serve your international trip to Buenos Aires’ Ezeiza Airport (EZE).
• Valet Parking: Ideal for travellers looking for fast parking solutions while being closest to the terminals. You’ll find the valet attendant on level 2 of the Terminal 1 end of the car park. Simply pull up, grab your bags, and head to the terminal. Daily parking rates start at $69 AUD.
• Premium T123: Ideal for those who enjoy the perks of fast and easy parking but want to keep their keys in hand. The Premium T123 car park includes covered parking with the closest access to Terminals 1, 2, and 3. Daily rates start at $72 AUD.
• At Terminal T123: For uncovered parking that is still close to the terminals, At Terminal T123 is perfect. Terminals are a short, 5-miunte walk and daily rates start at $46 AUD.
• Long Term: The cheapest parking option for your long term trip from MEL to EZE. The Long Term lot includes uncovered parking and a 5-minute tram ride to the terminals. Daily rates start at $24 AUD.
Arriving in Buenos Aires
Aerolineas Argentinas and Air New Zealand fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Buenos Aires’ Ezeiza Airport (EZE). The MEL to EZE flight time is a little more than 17 hours and includes a stopover in Auckland (AKL). If you fly into the smaller airport in Buenos Aires, Aeroparque Airport (AEP), your travel time may be longer.
How to Get from Ezeiza Airport to Your Buenos Aires Hotel or Accommodation
Ezeiza Airport (EZE) is about an hour and a half drive from the city proper-referred to as Capital Federal. The best form of airport transfer for tourists is with the taxis (also referred to as Remis). The fare from the airport to Capital Federal starts at $800 ARS ($42 AUD).
How to Get from Aeroparque Airport to Your Buenos Aires Hotel or Accommodation
A taxi can get you from Aeroparque Airport (AEP) to Capital Federal for $200 ARS ($7.50 AUD). Make arrangements at the taxi stands at the end of Terminal A before handing over your luggage. Remises are the Uber equivalent in Buenos Aires and offer safe and comfortable airport transfer for a slightly higher rate than traditional taxis. You can make arrangements with one of the verified companies at a booth inside the arrivals area.
Things to do in Buenos Aires
Take a stroll through Recoleta Cemetery to see ornate mausoleums of the rich and powerful elite of Argentina-including the famed Evita. Spend a few hours wandering the tightly packed grounds and snap a few haunting photos of your trip. Immerse yourself in Buenos Aires culture while you shop for rare finds and unique souvenirs. The San Telmo Market is an open air street fair that takes place every Sunday. Stroll through more than 270 stalls featuring handmade crafts and foods. Whether you want to pass by for a happy snap or book tickets to a famed opera or ballet, the Teatro Colon is not to be missed. The majestic architecture of the 19th century building is available for tours throughout the day as well as professional performances in the evening. Spend some time in the The Museum of Latin American Art (MALBA) to get real insight to Latin American artists and their works. The MALBA features a variety of art forms including work from famed artist Frida Kahlo.