Accommodation & Airport Transfer
Several suggested hotels are below:
- Ibis Hotel, Melbourne
- Please call the hotel on +61396660000 and say that you are attending a workshop at "The University of Melbourne", the rate should be $125 per night (between the 13th and 16th of March).
- Mecure Welcome, Melbourne City
Otherwise, any accommodation in the CBD of Melbourne, with easy access to Swanston Street will allow easy transport to the workshop. Reasonable accommodation should be around $90-$140 AUD.
Many more hotels can be found on the Australian lastminute.com website; click the "Hotels" tab, then select "Melbourne CBD" and enter your dates.
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To and from the airport
Getting from Melbourne Tullamarine airport to the city is relatively easy, and takes around 30 minutes; you can take either the bus or a taxi.
The Skybus runs from the airport to the city around every 20 minutes (times vary over the day).
A return ticket is $26AUD, one way is $16AUD
The bus runs to Southern Cross Station (see the map above), from there you can take a free skybus shuttle bus to your hotel.
Full details on the skybus website, see the Hotel Connection link.
Taxi ranks are located on the ground level of the airport at the front of the airport.
A taxi ride to the city should cost around $60AUD
Note: You should only take taxi's from the taxi ranks at the front of the airport, do not accept taxis from drivers who approach you in the airport.
More information about Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, and getting to the city can be found on The Melbourne Airport Website.