SkyBus Link – Free city hotel shuttle

Complimentary hotel transfer shuttle service for Melbourne City Express and Avalon City Express customers.

SkyBus Link can safely transport you between Southern Cross Station and your destination in Melbourne's city centre – at no additional charge. The service operates 7 days a week from 06:30 to 19:30.

Find your accommodation

Enter your accommodation below and select whether you're traveling to or from your hotel to see the nearest SkyBus Link stop as well as estimated journey time to the SkyBus Express Airport Transfer hub at Southern Cross Station.

How do I use SkyBus Link?

Arriving in Melbourne

Simply board the SkyBus City Express service from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) or Avalon Airport (AVV) to Southern Cross Station.

On arrival at Southern Cross Station, SkyBus Link buses will be departing at 30 minute intervals. Speak with our staff on arrival or use the hotel search above to find out which route services your city accommodation.

Departing from Melbourne

SkyBus Link is a turn up and go service that has 12 conveniently located stops around Melbourne CBD creating easy access from your hotel. No need to book!

You will be taken to our city terminal at Southern Cross Station to board an express SkyBus to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) or Avalon Airport (AVV).

Remember to allow enough time to meet your airline's check-in requirements.

We aim to provide passenger transfers at the scheduled time, however we may have to offer alternative pick-up times or decline transport due to capacity or operational requirements. 

SkyBus City Hotel Shuttle at Hotel Windsor

Which hotels do we go to?

SkyBus Link operates two routes, North & South, with a total of 12 convenient stops around Melbourne’s city centre. Our stops have been carefully chosen to cater to over 100 hotels. Search for your accommodation above to find your nearest SkyBus Link stop.

Melbourne also offers a range of great ways of getting around the city including the free city centre tram service. If you're travelling further afield, visit the Public Transport Victoria (PTV) website for train, tram and bus services.


Travelling to Southbank or Docklands?

SkyBus Southbank Docklands Express transfers directly between Melbourne Airport and the Southbank and Docklands area.

Southbank Docklands Express

Mobility Access

The SkyBus Link fleet is enhanced for mobility-impaired passengers. Vehicles are fitted with either wheelchair lifts or low floor access.

We ask that bookings with mobility requirements be made at least 24 hours in advance. Please phone SkyBus on 1300 SKYBUS (1300 759 287).