Avalon City Express

SkyBus provides fast and frequent services to Avalon Airport. Avalon City Express offers airport transfers to Melbourne City and Werribee.

Service update

This service remains temporarily suspended, but we hope to welcome it back soon.

Please always check back to our website for the latest travel information – and we thank you in advance for your ongoing support.

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 60 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
  •   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 booths at Avalon Airport. 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 is servicing Werribee as part of the Avalon City Express.

From just $20.50 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 are serviced mid route by all Avalon City Express departures. Pick ups from Werribee to the city are not available.

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



SkyBus Link – Free city hotel shuttle

SkyBus has introduced some necessary temporary changes to our services in response to recent travel restrictions and reduced airport activity.

From Thursday 19 March 2020 our free Melbourne SkyBus Link will be temporarily suspended.

Find out more