Clarion Hotel on Canterbury Melbourne

326-330 Canterbury Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3131, Australia
Clarion Hotel on Canterbury
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Alternative bus from airport to city

by kentravel2

I understand there is a public bus route 479 from Metlink passing by airport to city, but i want to know where you can purchase the ticket? Actually it is much cheaper than Skybus.

Re: Alternative bus from airport to city

by cafank

You can buy some tickets online. Otherwise go to Metlink site and it will probably tell you where you can buy tickets - depending upon where you are many newsagents sell tickets, and there are ticket machines in some stations. Selling agents display the blue ‘Metcards sold here’ sigs in their windows.

Re: Alternative bus from airport to city

by chinamonty

Yes it is much cheaper but it is not a frequent service. It does not go to the City though. It goes to Moonee Ponds junction. From there you would have to change bus. (click on printable timetable to see when it runs)

I would stick to Skybus if I was you unless you want to go to Moonee Ponds of course!

Re: Alternative bus from airport to city

by tracyskf

Beside the skybus that goes to Southern Cross station or public bus, is there any other alternative public transport that goes to City from airport?

Re: Alternative bus from airport to city

by sirgaw

You can buy the ticket on board and then use it for the rest of the day. As others have said it is cheaper, but takes about an hour to get to Moonee Ponds (terminus). You could get off at Essendon rail station and the catch a train to the CBD from there.

Skybus airport to city is about 20 minutes and costs $13 - slightly cheaper if you purchase a return ticket.

4 people travelling together it would be cheaper by taxi direct to hotel in city - about $50 including toll/airport taxi charge.

Re: Alternative bus from airport to city

by kentravel2

Yes, You R right, There is also the Route 500 bus go Sunbury Station. From the station, catch a Train to Southern cross. But timing must be right. Only cost $5.80 for a Two hour Zone1+2 Metcard. Service not available on Sunday or Pubic Holiday.

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People watching

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unusual weather

by james31189

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by Eggboy

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The egglets and I were fortunate to see the very rare lyrebird up here in the wild last year. Believe me, they are extremely hard to see even in captivity at the nearby Healesville Sanctuary.
Make sure if you plan to go to Healesville, do not miss a trip to Badger Wier.


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Address: 326-330 Canterbury Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3131, Australia