The nearest international airport is Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. From here, visitors can travel onwards by car, shuttle bus, or train.
The nearest domestic airport is Avalon Airport. Domestic travellers, or those connecting from Melbourne Tullamarine, can fly JetStar to Avalon Airport and travel onwards by car, shuttle, or taxi.
From the airport – by car
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is located just over an hour by car from the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. All major car rental companies have information desks on-site at the airport. The following map shows the route from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport to the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.
Avalon Airport is approximately 20 kilometres from Geelong's central business district. Some of the major rental car companies have information desks on-site at this airport. The following map shows the route from Avalon Airport to the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.
From the airport – by shuttle bus
From Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, use the Gull Airport Service shuttle bus to travel direct to Geelong. The nearest pick-up and drop-off point to the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is the Geelong Railway Station. For further details, including booking information, prices, and timetables, visit the Gull Airport Service website.
From Avalon Airport, use the Avalon Airport Shuttle to travel direct to Geelong. For pick-up and drop-off options, plus further details about booking information, prices, timetables, visit the Avalon Airport Shuttle website.
From the airport – by train
Train travel to Geelong is available, but it is not convenient for visitors arriving by plane.
From Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, take the Skybus Service to Southern Cross Station in the Melbourne central business district. From Southern Cross Station, take a V/Line train service to Geelong Railway Station. For further details, including booking information, prices, and timetables, visit the V/Line website.
Taxis are readily available in Geelong. For information on taxi fares and booking online, visit the Geelong Taxi Network website.
The contact number for booking a taxi in Geelong is +61 131 008.
The city of Geelong offers a broad range of accommodation options, from hotels and budget friendly motels, to premium serviced apartments. Please contact the accommodation providers listed directly for rates, availability and reservations.
Our Waurn Ponds campus is an approximate 20 minute drive from the Geelong CBD, or a five minute drive from the Waurn Ponds train station.
Please note: No recommendation is implied nor responsibility accepted for the standard of accommodation listed.