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Flights to the Cultural Capital of Australia

Melbourne CBD skyline.
There is plenty of culture to experience
in Melbourne.

Melbourne is known for being the cultural and sports capital of Australia. Visitors from around the globe are attracted to this cosmopolitan city for its pleasant weather, music and entertainment venues and superb culinary options. The Sydney to Melbourne flight route is one of the most well-travelled passenger routes in the world, and Melbourne Airport receives direct flights from 33 destinations across Australian states and territories as well as flights from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Twenty-five airlines operate flights to Melbourne, Australia, carrying more than 25 million passengers annually.

Travellers from Melbourne can take advantage of one of several car park options at the airport, including short-term parking, long-term parking or business parking. All car parks have competitive rates and specials so that you can travel worry-free. Visitors to Melbourne who wish to have convenient access to a private vehicle can hire a car at the airport from Avis, Budget, EuropCar, Hertz or Thrifty car rentals. Shuttles, buses, taxis and trains are also available to provide convenient transportation to and from the airport and Melbourne’s CBD and surrounds.

Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and the second largest city in Australia. Located on beautiful Port Philip, Melbourne has been named the world’s Most Liveable City by “The Economist” and is known for its buzzing nightlife, eclectic shopping and spectacular sporting events, such as Aussie rules football, the Melbourne Cup Horse Race and the Australian Grand Prix.

Visitors can browse the renowned Queen Victoria Market, which boasts more than 1,000 sellers with wares ranging from vintage clothing items and pets to fresh produce and handmade jewelry. For those with an eye to the unusual, St. Kilda with its historic Luna Park is a must-see stop. The Royal Botanic Gardens are free and are considered to be amongst the finest gardens in the world. Art lovers can dive into the cultural capital head first at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, check out the outdoor exhibits at the Yarra River or simply visit one of Melbourne’s many private galleries.

Melbourne, which is also known for its diverse restaurant scene, is home to many Australian and ethnic eateries. Whether you are in the mood for tapas or Greek, or you want to enjoy a laid-back evening at one of Melbourne’s pizzerias or fresh seafood spots, you have a multitude of options.

 

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