New SkyBus Docklands Drive stop launched
26 February 2018
"The ability to enjoy a direct service to and from the airport via a highly convenient local stop will further enhance the Docklands experience".
Melbourne, Australia – SkyBus, operators of Australasia’s most awarded airport express service, is proud to announce the arrival of a new stop at Docklands Drive, Docklands as part of the Southbank Docklands Airport Express.
This new stop will form the first and last stop of the Southbank Docklands service, and is situated on the doorstep of The District Docklands, and provides highly frequent local stop for so many of the residents in this area via a 30 minute frequency service to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport.
The new airport express service will provide considerable financial savings per trip for passengers as compared to current offerings, and provides easy access for visitors to the highlights of the Docklands, including Melbourne Star, O’Brien Group Arena, Waterfront City, Restaurants, and Hotels.
“We are extremely delighted on this announcement and the support of our key stakeholders who enabled this to happen, including the Docklands Chamber of Commerce. We are highly confident there remains strong local demand for this new stop for the SkyBus world class, low cost, frequent and convenient airport express service,” said Michael Sewards, Co-CEO and Director of SkyBus.
The new airport express service will stand to benefit residents, businesses, local tourism operators and accommodation providers in Docklands. Johanna Maxwell – President of the Docklands Chamber of Commerce commented saying – “this is another fantastic service for Docklands and the people within the precinct. The ability to enjoy a direct service to and from the airport via a highly convenient local stop will further enhance the Docklands experience. Travellers will find this a very convenient way to get to Tullamarine Airport.”
The new airport express service will include famous SkyBus passenger perks such as free Wi-Fi, kerbside drop access, ample luggage storage space, online ticket discounts, reduced seniors fare and our popular ‘Kids Travel Free’ policy.
For info on the current SkyBus Southbank Docklands Express service, visit www.skybus.com.au or call 1300 SKYBUS (0800 759 287).
SkyBus has been providing safe, convenient airport transport in Melbourne for 40 years. Its buses run seven days a week, and this year expect to move 5 million via its services to Tullamarine, Avalon, Auckland NZ, and Gold Coast Airports. SkyBus pairs affordability with superior service, offering customers free Wi-Fi, luggage racks, reliable running times, and online, mobile and kiosk ticketing options.
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