The capital of the state of Victoria, Melbourne, is full of galleries, live music venues, prestigious restaurants, intricate laneways and designer boutique stores. It’s also a city with a huge enthusiasm for sport and a large social calendar of events.


The venue for the 2017 AIPM Conference, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, is situated in the heart of the city, close to restaurants, shopping precincts and various entertainment. With free public transport options within the city, it makes it easy to get around.

1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Victoria, 3006

Phone: +61 3 9235 8000


Transfers to the city to and from the airport
The following options are available to visitors arriving at the airport. For further details, please visit the Melbourne Airport website

By Taxi

Melbourne’s taxis are a convenient way to get from the airport to your destination. You can catch a taxi from designated taxi ranks, unless you have pre-booked one. Taxi ranks are located on the ground floor outside Terminals 1 and between Terminal 2 and 3. Taxi ranks are located on the ground floor of the transport hub outside Terminal 4.

Skybus Express Bus Service

SkyBus offers an express bus service from the airport to the city centre. SkyBus runs express between Melbourne Airport and Melbourne’s city centre, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service takes approximately 20 minutes to get from the airport to the city centre. Buses run every 10 minutes from 6am to 11pm and every 15 to 30 minutes at other times.

At Melbourne Airport, SkyBus stops at Terminal 1 (Qantas domestic and QantasLink), Terminal 3 (Virgin, Regional Express and all international flights) and Terminal 4 (Jetstar and Tigerair domestic)

Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the bus stop or purchased online at
On arrival at Southern Cross Station in the city, SkyBus provides a complimentary hotel transfer service, subject to availability, during the following hours: 6am-10.30pm on Monday to Friday; 7.30am-5.30pm on Saturday and Sunday (excluding Christmas day).

Note: SkyBus is not a myki ticketed service. To travel with SkyBus, you must buy a SkyBus ticket. V/Line tickets, free travel passes and concessions are not accepted by SkyBus.

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Rent-a-car companies

Melbourne Airport has six car rental companies located on site. All have offices on the ground floor of Terminal T1, T2, T3 car park, and information desks in the Melbourne Airport domestic terminals. Contact the companies direct for current rates.

Company Contact Website
Avis Within Australia: 13 63 33
Outside Australia: +61 3 9338 1800
Avis Melbourne Airport
Budget Within Australia: 13 27 27
Outside Australia: +61 3 9241 6366
Europcar Within Australia: 1300 13 13 90
Outside Australia: +61 3 9241 6800
Europcar Melbourne Airport
Hertz Within Australia: 13 30 39
Outside Australia: +61 3 9338 4044
Thrifty Within Australia: 1300 36 72 27
Outside Australia: +61 3 9241 6100
Redspot Within Australia: 1300 66 88 10
Outside Australia: +61 2 8303 2222