There are many options available for shuttle buses from the Airport (Tullamarine) to the Australian Synchrotron, some that run only during business hours and others that run 24/7. Please see the list below for some potential options.
South East Airport Shuttle - http://www.southeastairportshuttle.com.au/
Aiport Bus Dandenong - http://www.airportbusdandenong.com.au/home
Airport Bus Eastside - http://www.airportbus.com.au/
Skybus Super Shuttle - https://www.skybus.com.au/
As an alternative to commuting by public transport, there are taxis readily available for use to destinations all around Melbourne.
Our preferred taxi service is: Platinum Taxi Service (Jimmy) 0412 291 296
Important: The Australian Synchrotron does not provide users with cabcharge vouchers for travel. If you are travelling from interstate or New Zealand, please retain all receipts and present them to your host organisation.
Arriving by road
The main roads leading to Melbourne's city centre are the Hume Highway from the north (Albury Wodonga, Yass and Sydney), Western Highway from the west (Adelaide), Princes Highway from the east (Gippsland), and Princes Highway from the south-west (Geelong).
Toll road from Airport and City (CityLink & EastLink)
CityLink is Melbourne’s toll road system that encompasses the Tullamarine Freeway, the Monash Freeway and the EastLink Freeway. Visitors often use these roads without realizing that a toll must be paid. Tolls can be paid over the phone or over the internet on the site below.
You can purchase a day pass while driving by calling 13 26 29.
Parking at the AS
All parking is free of charge.
Please click here to download a locality map with bus alternatives. The map is in jpg format
Bus, Train and Trams
Ticket information for PTV Buses, trains and trams
You will need to purchase a Myki card if you intend to travel on any Melbourne metro bus, train or tram. A visitor pack can be found here: http://www.myki.com.au/About-myki/myki-visitor-pack.
Please see the Public Transport Victoria website for more information about public transport in Melbourne: www.ptv.vic.gov.au
For late night public transport between the City and Clayton, there is a NightRider Bus service that stops close to the Australian Synchrotron. A timetable of this bus can be viewed or downloaded at: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/maps-stations-stops/metropolitan-buses/bus/1820
The Australian Synchrotron has two pool vehicles on site. Please see the User Office if you would like to borrow a car. Pool vehicles are only available to User's participating in beamtime at the Australian Synchrotron.