Melbourne City Express

Service update

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

Our Melbourne City Express service will continue to operate, however from Sunday 5 April 2020 the service will operate between 6am and 6pm only. Buses will depart every 15 minutes, on demand. Ticket purchases will need to be made from our self-serve kiosks located at Melbourne Airport and Southern Cross Station, using card payments only.

Express airport transfers to Melbourne City

Sit back, relax and stay connected with free WiFi on the SkyBus express service between the city centre and Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine). With our high frequency timetable – and extra services during peak times – a bus is never far away.

Great Melbourne City Express features

  •   Free WiFi on board
  •   Fixed price fares
  •   Smartphone ticketing
  •   Friendly & helpful staff
  •   Connects with public transport
  •   Mobility enhanced fleet
  •   Regular daily departures
  •   Airport & City express service
  •   Comfortable modern buses

Where to buy tickets

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

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.

Melbourne Airport

Buy from one of our friendly staff at our ticket booths outside each of the terminals. You can also buy from one of our e-kiosks using card payments. Our e-kiosks are conveniently located kerbside and near our ticket booths.


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


Travelling to Southbank or Docklands?

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

Southbank Docklands Express