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==To and from the airport==
Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 6th February.
Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
* [http://gull.com.au/ Gull Bus] - goes between Geelong and Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) airport. The nearest stop is Geelong train station, which is a 10 minute walk from the conference venue. Expect to pay around $55 for a round trip.
* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport (AVV - Sydney only). Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
* [http://www.vline.com.au/ VLine regional rail to Melbourne] - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the [http://www.skybus.com.au/ Skybus] to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
* public transport from [http://melbourneairport.com.au/to-from-the-airport/other-bus-services/overview.html Melbourne Tullamarine airport] (requires [https://www.mymyki.com.au/ myki card] only) - [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/7531 901 bus] to Broadmeadows station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/3 metropolitan train] to Southern Cross station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/1745 country train] to Geelong railway station
== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
For those staying at the [http://www.deakin.edu.au/residences Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds], we will be running shuttles to and from the conference venue at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, around 15km away.
It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
== Transport around Geelong ==
[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19 Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
You probably want [https://ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/8633 Route 41.]
The more direct bus is the [https://ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/8765 Route 1] which will take you directly from Waurn Ponds to Waterfront with minimal stops.
== Taxi Companies ==
Geelong has one main taxi company.
* [http://www.geelongtaxis.com.au/ Geelong Taxi Network ] - 131 008
Taxi ranks can be found at the northern end of the Geelong Railway Station at northern.
For those that are getting an taxi from town, go to Moorabool Street, Opposite Market Square.
Under Victorian regulations, after 10PM (or 22:00 if you prefer) Taxi Drivers have the right to ask for an estimate of the fare before the journey. If you are heading to the Deakin Student Residences in Waurn Ponds, the taxi fare will be around $25-30.
Cabcharge add a surcharge (5 or 10%, accounts vary) to taxi fares paid with credit card.
== Car Parking ==
Parking is available at Deakin's Waterfront Campus for around $6 per day. The easiest way to pay for parking is via the [https://paybyphone.com Pay by Phone application]. The Waterfront car park ID is Geelong Waterfront Campus - 10157.
Car parking is also available at the [http://www.carepark.com.au/find-a-care-park/cunninham-pier/ Cunningham Pier] for around $10 per day.
Car Parking at the Residences at Waurn Ponds is usually included in the accommodation pricing, but check with Deakin Residences for more information.

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