Melbourne International Airport (T2)

Airport Location

  • 20km (12.5 miles) from the city centre.


Qantas Flights

Qantas operates from 2 terminals in Melbourne

T1 - Qantas Domestic Terminal - Qantas flights QF400 and above and QantasLink operate from this terminal.

T2 - Melbourne International Terminal - Qantas International flights QF1 - QF399 and oneworld flights operate from this terminal.

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

Located in the Departures area (Level 1).

Open from 4am to 12.45am.


Check-in is located in the Departures area (Level 1).

Open from 3.30am to midnight.

Economy check-in for Qantas flights is available at counters 1 to 18.

Business and Qantas Club passenger check-in is available at counters 23 to 29.

Note: Check-in for Qantas International flights is 3 hours before departure.

First, Platinum, Chairmans Lounge and oneworld Emerald passengers may access the First Class Check-in Suite from the kerbside adjacent to the Business counters.

Note: For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online Check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 2 hours before international flight departures.

Body Scanners

Effective from 1 December 2012, full body scanning requirements will be progressively introduced at Melbourne international airport.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival Information


Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals area (ground floor).

Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.

Baggage Services has a counter located inside the International Arrivals hall. Open from 4am until the last flight departure.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfer between terminals

You can walk between terminals by following the directional signs. It takes approximately 5 minutes.

Lounge Information

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Transport Information

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Transport Details
Car parking The airport is approximately a 35 minutes drive from the city centre.

Visit the Melbourne Airport parking website for current airport parking rates.

Taxis Approximately A$45 one way to the city centre.
Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.
Chauffeur Drive To travel to or from the airport via limousine, book a chauffeur transfer.
Valet Parking Available at Melbourne Domestic Terminal (T1), visit Valet Parking for current rates.

Airport Services & Facilities

Facility Details
Toilets Located throughout the airport.
Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
Showers Located throughout this terminal. Free of charge.
Baby change rooms Located throughout the airport.
Post box Located on the departures level near check-in.
Currency Exchange Located in both International and Domestic terminals.
Traveller's services The information counter is located in the Arrivals hall.

Open from 5am until 2am.

Baggage trolleys Located throughout the airport.
Baggage storage Located in the Arrivals hall. Fees apply.
ATMs Located throughout the airport.
Public telephones Located throughout the airport.
Internet Located throughout the airport.
Commissionaire Desk Located in the Departures area (Level 1) behind the check-in counters. The Commissionaire service is available to passengers that need wheelchair assistance.
Meet and Assist Passengers requiring assistance can be escorted to the departure gate upon request. Ask a Customer Service Agent for assistance.
People Mover Passengers requiring assistance can be transported directly to the departure gate. Ask staff at the Commissionaire Desk.
Lost property Contact lost property.

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Information is correct as of November 2014.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.