Hassle-free transfers to and from your city hotel
Did you know that the SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service can safely transport you between Southern Cross Station and select city accommodation – at no additional charge?
When arriving in Melbourne
Simply board SkyBus express from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) to Southern Cross Station. Check in at our Hotel Transfer Service booth and a SkyBus mini-bus will drop you at your hotel. Please note, due to road restrictions, at-the-door drop off is not possible for all hotels. To confirm the drop off point for your accommodation, please speak to your SkyBus Customer Service Officer when booking your Hotel Transfer Service at Southern Cross Station. There is no need to book in advance. There is no need to book in advance. thkl;kl;k;
When departing Melbourne
Ask your concierge to call SkyBus on +(61 3) 9600 1711 (quoting your room number) to reserve a pick-up time for the SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service.
It is advisable to book your pickup as early as possible. We can take bookings up to one hour prior to departure (subject to availability). Bookings must be made during operating hours - Monday to Friday 06:00 - 22:30, Saturday and Sunday 07:30 - 17:30. You will be taken to our city terminal at Southern Cross Station to board an express SkyBus shuttle to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine).
Please note - if you are using our free city SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service, allow an hour and a half between hotel pickup time and arrival at the airport. Also ensure that you allow enough time to meet your airline's check in requirements.
See Hotel Transfer Service hours of operation below.
Which hotels does the SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service go to?
Does the SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service go to your accommodation? Click here to view participating hotels and pick-up locations.
Hotel Transfer Service – Hours of operation
As a SkyBus passenger, we can transfer you to select accommodation from our city terminal using our fleet of mini buses. Please note, due to road restrictions, at-the-door drop off is not possible for all hotels.
For your convenience, the SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service operates:
- Monday to Friday: 06:00 – 22.30
- Saturday, Sunday: 07.30 – 17.30
The Hotel Transfer Service does not operate on Christmas Day.
On New Year's Eve, weekend operating hours apply for the Hotel Transfer Service due to pedestrian traffic volume and road closures. The express service between Melbourne Airport and Southern Cross Station continues to operate 24/7.
The SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service is subject to availability so it is advisable to book early. SkyBus endeavours to provide passenger transfers at the nominated time, however reserves the right to offer alternative pick up times or decline transport due to capacity and/or operational requirements. Major event restrictions also apply.
The SkyBus Hotel Transfer Service is also ideal if you have restricted mobility – click here for more information.