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Car Hire at Melbourne Airport

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Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Australia
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Compact
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 27.16 per day
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Intermediate
Kia Cerato or comparable
Kia Cerato
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 46.49 per day
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Minivan
Toyota Hiace or comparable
Toyota Hiace
  • 12
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Car Rentals
£ 54.63 per day
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Premium
Toyota Kluger or comparable
Toyota Kluger
  • 7
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Economy rent a car
£ 102.91 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Standard
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 35.09 / per day
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Intermediate
Kia Cerato or comparable
Kia Cerato
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 27.95 / per day
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Compact
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 43.76 / per day
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Standard
Mitsubishi Outlander or comparable
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
£ 45.35 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:00 on 2021-03-01.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
AUD
Dialing code
61
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport information

Score
7.6
  • Getting to the airport 6.7
  • Check-in desks 7.6
  • Facilities and services 6.8
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.0
  • Dining and car hire services 6.3
  • Lounge 6.0

Melbourne Airport (MEL)

  • IATA: MEL
  • ICAO: YMML
  • Name: Melbourne Airport (MEL)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 234,789
  • Passengers (per year): 33,704,854
  • Distance from the city centre: 13.7 miles / 22 km NW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +61 3 9297 1600

Top 17 Destinations around Melbourne Airport

  1. Melbourne Preston starting at £ 26.35 per day
  2. Melbourne Richmond starting at £ 52.00 per day
    7.5 km / 4.7 miles away
  3. Melbourne Campbellfield starting at £ 52.00 per day
    8.9 km / 5.5 miles away
  4. South Melbourne starting at £ 21.23 per day
    9.9 km / 6.1 miles away
  5. Melbpourne Footscray starting at £ 52.00 per day
    11.7 km / 7.3 miles away
  6. Melbourne Tullamarine starting at £ 52.00 per day
    12.2 km / 7.6 miles away
  7. Melbourne Blackburn starting at £ 20.57 per day
    15.6 km / 9.7 miles away
  8. Melbourne Brighton starting at £ 21.23 per day
    16.8 km / 10.4 miles away
  9. Melbourne Moorabbin starting at £ 52.00 per day
    22.0 km / 13.7 miles away
  10. Melbourne Bayswater starting at £ 23.69 per day
    26.5 km / 16.5 miles away
  11. Melbourne Dandenong starting at £ 26.35 per day
    32.1 km / 20.0 miles away
  12. Melbourne Frankston starting at £ 52.00 per day
    45.4 km / 28.2 miles away
  13. Albury Airport starting at £ 21.60 per day
    255.8 km / 158.9 miles away
  14. Mount Gambier Airport (MGB) starting at £ 45.45 per day
    370.5 km / 230.2 miles away
  15. Devonport Ferry starting at £ 56.95 per day
    398.8 km / 247.8 miles away
  16. Devonport Airport starting at £ 81.17 per day
    399.5 km / 248.2 miles away
  17. Cooma Polo Flat starting at £ 20.27 per day
    405.6 km / 252.0 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Melbourne Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Melbourne Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Melbourne Airport
£ 30.92
January
£ 35.70
February
£ 30.37
March
£ 33.81
April
£ 27.01
May
£ 27.35
June
£ 30.06
July
£ 40.03
August
£ 21.63
September
£ 22.96
October
£ 7.97
November
£ 7.12
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Melbourne Airport is December with prices starting at £ 7.12 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is August with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 40.03. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 26. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at Melbourne Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Melbourne Airport keep them for an average of 13 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length at Melbourne Airport
8
January
7
February
7
March
6
April
9
May
10
June
9
July
9
August
13
September
5
October
6
November
5
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Melbourne Airport?

Though Melbourne Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in January. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
170%
January
154%
February
151%
March
150%
April
147%
May
97%
June
125%
July
137%
August
26%
September
16%
October
13%
November
13%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Bargain Car Rentals Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Bargain Car Rentals Hyundai Accent 4 2 Medium cars
Bargain Car Rentals Hyundai Kona 4 3 SUVs
Bargain Car Rentals Nissan X-Trail 4 2 SUVs
Thrifty Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 5 2 Station wagons
EastCoast Car Rentals Hyundai Accent 5 1 Small cars
Bargain Car Rentals Kia Picanto 3 2 Small cars
EastCoast Car Rentals Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
EastCoast Car Rentals Toyota Corolla Sedan 4 2 Large cars
Thrifty Toyota Yaris 4 1 Small cars

Top 13 Hire Companies at Melbourne Airport in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+61393351177
T1 Departure drive, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne VIC 3045
£ 44 - £ 161
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
+61393351177
T1 Departure drive, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne VIC 3045
£ 27 - £ 63
ADVANCE CAR RENTAL
ADVANCE CAR RENTAL
Outstanding 8.8
+61399992626 / +61406316284
Jetport Parking, 70-90 Garden Drive, Tullamarine, VIC 3043
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+610392416800
Arrival Dr, Tullamarine VIC 3043
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+610392416800
Arrival Dr, Tullamarine VIC 3043
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
+610448415044
Melbourne Airport 39-41 Freight Road
£ 103 - £ 106
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-19:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
0391318809
Melbourne Airport, Arrival Dr, Tullamarine VIC 3045, Australia
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Sun:08:00-12:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
0393351177
Ground Floor, Park Royal Hotel
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
EastCoast Car Rentals
EastCoast Car Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+611800474258 / +61755558908
2 Tarmac Drive, Tullamarine, 3043
Working hours
Mon:07:00-18:00
Tue:07:00-18:00
Wed:07:00-18:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-15:00
Sun:08:00-15:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
0391318801
Melbourne Airport, Arrival Dr, Tullamarine VIC 3045, Australia
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Sun:08:00-12:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.3
+61755558908
2 Tarmac Drive, Tullamarine
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+61134733
Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport 10/14 Centre Rd Melbourne 3045
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
61393380255 / 3172487251
16-20 Tullamarine Park Road
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