Melbourne is considered to be the cultural capital of Australia. It is a vivacious and extremely artistic city. The buildings in the big avenues of the city are Victorian whereas at the same time the city is very modern. Melbourne is a sophisticated city with many theatres museums, art exhibitions and cultural events. Moreover the city is filled with shops as well as restaurants and bars. The residents, who are mostly immigrants, are friendly and good humored and always enjoy their walks and shopping, the sport events that take place in the city, such as horse races and the Australian Grand Prix.

Visitors can admire Melbourne’s sights such as the Cathedral of Saint James, an extraordinary 17th century building, the Rialto towers and the House of Parliament. Visitors can discover the city’s history through the various museums and the National Art Gallery of Melbourne. They can also wander through the city’s beautiful parks and gardens, relax and enjoy the city’s serene rhythms. Book now a cheap flight to Melbourne and experience unique holidays in this beautiful Australian city.

How to get there

From Greece and Cyprus there are not direct flights to Melbourne, the best choice is a flights through a Asian capital.  The airlines that carry out connecting flights from Greece and Cyprus to Melbourne are: Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad, Qantas (British Airways) more specifically:

Athens – Melbourne:

Emirates (via Dubai)

Qatar Airways (via Doha)

Etihad (via Abu Dhabi)

Qantas + BA (via London)

Thessaloniki – Melbourne:

Lufthansa (via Frankfurt)

Qatar Airways (via Doha)

Cyprus (Larnaca) – Melbourne:

Emirates (via Dubai)

All the above airlines are landed at the International Melbourne Airport Tullamarine (more information below). When making plans for a holiday trip to Melbourne it is better to make a reservation as soon as possible in order to find cheaper air tickets. Many airlines promote cheap flights and announce special air ticket offers for reservations made 1 or 2 months prior the departure.

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Melbourne Airport Tullamarine
Melbourne’s airport, which serves countless international flights and is visited by people from all over the world on a daily basis, is located 25 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. It is well known that its services are impeccable and also offers facilities for people with special needs. At Melbourne’s airport there are restaurants, cafeterias, duty free shops, shops, ATM machines, a bank, exchange offices, storage areas for luggage, information desks, cell phone rental offices, internet access and of course ticket desks for flight reservations. The airport has 4 terminals and 3 of them facilitate international flights. From Melbourne’s airport you can transfer to central Melbourne by bus or taxi. The distances inside the airport are short and they can be covered on foot.


Skybus coaches have services from the airport to the city’s centre 24 hours a day every 10-15 minutes from 05:30 until 00:00 and every 15-30 minutes after 00:00. The journey does not last more than 30-40 minutes and the ticket costs AU$16. Furthermore there are also some public buses that connect Melbourne’s airport with the centre of the city and have regular schedules.  


There are always available taxis outside the airport’s terminals. The journey by taxi lasts 30 minutes and it might cost AU$80 to AU$85.

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