Melbourne Airport is a major international airport which services many international and domestic airlines. Hire cars are easily available from here. The Ring Road from Melbourne International Airport at Tullmarine makes the journey to Geelong a breeze and should take approximately an hour. Visit www.melbourneairport.com.au for more information.
Alternatively, for those travelling from interstate, Geelong has it’s own domestic airport at Avalon, which is just under half an hour away from the city centre. Avalon airport services Jetstar and Tiger Airways flights to and from most major Australian cities. Hire cars and shuttle services are also available from this point.
Further information is available at www.avalonairport.com.au
Travelling to Geelong from Melbourne is an easy drive along the Princes Highway, and should take approximately an hour from city centre to city centre.
[icon size=”small” image=”icon-suitcase”] By Train
Trains from interstate and capital cities arrive at Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station allowing easy ongoing connections to Geelong. See www.vline.com.au for further timetable and ticketing information.
Daily bus services are available from interstate to Melbourne and connections to Geelong can be made via rail or connecting shuttle services.
For those travelling from the other side of Port Philip Bay, the Peninsula Searoad Ferry provides a car and passenger ferry service connecting the Mornington Peninsula to the Bellarine Peninsula. The service runs hourly from 7am to 7pm, every day. Geelong is a short 30 minute drive from the ferry disembarking point at Queenscliff. Ticket information is available at www.searoad.com.au.
What car parking options are available to me in Geelong?
Geelong has plenty of car parking available, all within close proximity to the yacht club. You can download the car parking map here.