Parking for visitors and customers is available for up to 2 hours free of charge. Check signs for details.
Outdoor car parking for 24 hours or more is available at the Long Term Car Park, Bristol Street, Essendon Fields (adjacent to the Airport Terminal – Southern end). The fee is $8 per 24 hours.
A Pay By Plate system is in operation. Pay at machine by entering your vehicle registration, length of stay and card or coin payment.
Have your plans changed and you need to extend your stay? Please call 03 9948 9400 to purchase additional time.
Are you a frequent visitor? Customers of Sharp Airlines, Jetgo and Free Spirit Airlines are eligible to purchase a six month permit. Click here to apply.
The users of the Airport’s car parking facilities do so at their own risk. Park smart and do not leave valuables or personal information in your vehicle.
Please note that parking restrictions throughout Essendon Fields are enforced by the Moonee Valley City Council.
To minimise delays, passengers please advise airline check in staff or cabin crew if you require a taxi or shuttle bus.
Operates daily from Essendon Fields Airport to Melbourne Airport via Hyatt Place Essendon between 6.00am and 10.00pm.
We advise you to confirm bus transfers with your airline check in staff or Hyatt Place reception staff ahead of your trip. Airline staff will liaise with the shuttle operator to accommodate flight delays where possible.
Melbourne Airport pick up is opposite Park Royal Hotel Zone Area L – group and charters lane.
To view the exact location of the shuttle bus
Operates from Essendon Fields (pick up and drop off on English Street opposite Runway Plaza) to Essendon Station (pick up and drop off from Russell St) weekdays departing on the half hour between 7.15am – 9.30am and 4.15pm – 6.30pm.
From Monday 26th February delays may be expected due to the works to remove the level crossing at Buckley Street Essendon. Click here to find out more.
*No service on Victorian public holidays
Starbus operates on a pre-booking basis. $15 per person to Federation Square and Victoria Market.
Please advise airline check-in staff ahead of your trip or book directly at Starbus.
Tram service 59 is only a ten minute walk from the terminal via Bristol Street towards Tullamarine Freeway. Stop 56 is located on Matthews Ave / Earl Street. Departs every 8 minutes.
Closest train station is Essendon. Accessible by Essendon Fields free station shuttle or tram service 59.
A taxi rank is located outside the main terminal. To arrange a taxi please phone 131 008. For wheelchair accessible taxis please call (03) 9277 3877.