Avalon City Express

SkyBus provides fast and frequent services to Avalon Airport. Avalon City Express offers airport transfers to Melbourne City and Werribee and includes SkyBus Link, our free city hotel shuttle service.

Air Asia is coming to Avalon Airport!

New SkyBus services will be added to include flights from Air Asia. Check back for more information prior to the Air Asia launch in December.

Fast, affordable, comfortable and meets all major flights

SkyBus operates daily services to and from Avalon Airport, meeting with all major flights. The journey time takes approximately 50 minutes. Passengers can now enjoy the benefit of our free on board WiFi.

Great Avalon City Express features

  •   Free WiFi on board
  •   Fixed price fares
  •   Free city hotel shuttle
  •   Smartphone ticketing
  •   Friendly & helpful staff
  •   Connects with public transport
  •   Meets all major flights
  •   Comfortable modern buses
  •   Regular daily departures
  •   Award winning service
  •   No excess baggage fees

Where to buy tickets

There are a number of ways to purchase your Avalon City Express tickets. You can purchase online, via our easy to use touch screen kiosks or in person at our ticket booths.

Buy online

Buying online is the fastest and most convenient way to buy your SkyBus tickets. After purchasing you will receive an electronic ticket which you can show from your smart device to our driver at time of boarding – no need to print.

Southern Cross Station, Spencer Street Melbourne

Buy from our friendly staff in the SkyBus ticket booth located near the Bourke Street entry to Southern Cross Station (opposite Degani’s café). Or from one of our 6 conveniently located e-kiosks using card payment only.

Avalon Airport

Buy from one of our friendly staff at our ticket counter within the airport terminal. You can also buy from one of our two e-kiosks using card payments. Our e-kiosks are conveniently located within the baggage claim area and near our ticket counter.


SkyBus will also be servicing Werribee as part of the Avalon City Express.

From just $19 one way, passengers can be transferred from Werribee, express to Avalon Airport. Departing Avalon Airport, passengers can also be dropped off in Werribee.

Our Werribee stops are centrally located in Synnot Street and will be serviced mid route by all Avalon City Express departures. Pick ups from Werribee to the city are not available.

Tickets will be available online or from the SkyBus ticket counter at Avalon Airport.



SkyBus Link – Free city hotel shuttle

Complimentary with your SkyBus Avalon City Express ticket, SkyBus Link is your transfer service between Southern Cross Station and accommodation in Melbourne’s city centre. Operating two routes with 12 convenient stops, SkyBus Link helps you jet to your destination fast. SkyBus Link operates on weekdays 06:00 – 20:30 and on weekends 07:30 – 16:45.

SkyBus Link replaces our previous hotel transfer service. It has greater frequency and reduced travel time.

SkyBus Link

Buy online and save – tickets are valid for 3 months Buy now