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Melbourne Airport Taxis and Transfers

Fixed prices for your Melbourne Airport Taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Top-rated Taxis from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Melbourne, the cultural hub of Australia and home to many of the country’s best-known landmarks. It has also been declared one of the most liveable cities globally, thanks to its beautiful environment, wonderful food, amazing music scene and young population.

So when landing at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, the second busiest airport in Australia, and you are looking for a fast, reliable and comfortable airport transfer option, look no further than a Melbourne airport taxi.

At Welcome Pickups, we supply the best and fully personalised private airport taxis. We provide door-to-door services with friendly and professional drivers who are hand-picked and know the city by heart. So, all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the insider information your driver will provide on the amazing things to see and do in Melbourne.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
37 €
44 €
30 MIN
37 €
44 €
30 MIN
43 €
49 €
40 MIN
83 €
89 €
60 MIN
39 €
46 €
35 MIN
30 €
36 €
23 MIN

Welcome's Melbourne airport private taxi fleet

When arriving in a new city, it’s important to know that your loved ones and personal belongings are all safe and in one place. If you wish to book a private taxi in advance, no matter what your group size, our Welcome’s Melbourne taxi fleet has got you covered. If you are travelling in a group of up to 8 people, we have spacious minivans to get you and your party to your hotel in comfort. If you are travelling in a smaller group of 4 people or less, we recommend taking one of our elegant Sedans to get you to your destination in style.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions from Tullamarine Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Tullamarine airport is Melbourne’s main airport. The city is also serviced by Avalon airport near Geelong. To get from Melbourne airport to the city centre, your driver will exit the airport and join the M2 Motorway, following the signs marked “Tullamarine Fwy/City”. They will then exit the M2, taking the Bulla Road Exit; after taking the three roundabouts to Alexander Road, your driver will remain on this road until they pass the Melbourne Zoo, then they will merge onto Flemington Road (State Route 66). From there, they will take the roundabout and exit onto Elizabeth Street, until reaching Melbourne’s city centre.

Taxi Fare from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Although taking a taxi is one of the more expensive transfer options from Melbourne Airport (MEL), it is still the fastest and most convenient one. MEL airport taxis calculate their prices using a taximeter, so based on the time and distance travelled. However, extra fees can be added to this fare depending what day you are travelling on, how many people you are travelling with (if you need a regular taxi or a maxi Melbourne airport taxi and how much luggage you are carrying.

In order to avoid hidden fees and travel at a fixed rate, you can book a private taxi in advance to downtown Melbourne and other popular sites. The 20.7km journey from Melbourne airport to your destination in downtown Melbourne will cost around $60 AUD (€37), excluding any tip you may wish to give your driver.

World Class Private Taxis from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

If you are looking for a comfortable, hassle-free and enjoyable private airport transfer from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to downtown Melbourne, then look no further. Welcome Pickups offers world-class 24/7 customer service, unbeatable prices, dedicated professional drivers, door-to-door transfers and tailored experiences. Welcome’s fully-trained drivers will meet you at the arrivals gate, outside the baggage claim area, holding a sign with your name on it. They will then help you with your luggage and answer any questions you may have whilst sharing local knowledge on the best things to do and see when visiting Melbourne.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a Melbourne airport taxi to the city centre?

Taking a Melbourne airport taxi or cab is the fastest way to get to the city centre. MEL airport taxis calculate their prices using a taximeter, while private taxis offer fixed rates. The trip from Melbourne (MEL) Airport to the city centre should cost around $60 AUD (€37).

What is the best way to get from Melbourne Tullamarine airport to the city centre?

Although not the cheapest option, taking an airport cab or private taxi is the fastest and easiest way to get to the city centre. They are available 24/7 and take 30 minutes to get to the centre.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is delayed or even getting in early, there’s no need to worry. All of Welcome’s Melbourne airport taxi drivers receive live updates on your plane’s arrival time, so they will always be there when you land.

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