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* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
 
* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/ Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. 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).
 
* [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).
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* public transport (requires [https://www.mymyki.com.au/ myki card] only) - [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/7531 901 bus] from [http://melbourneairport.com.au/to-from-the-airport/other-bus-services/overview.html Melbourne Tullamarine airport] to Broadmeadows railway station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/3 metropolitan train] from Broadmeadows railway station to Southern Cross station, [https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/timetables/linemain/1745 country train] from Southern Cross station to Geelong railway station
  
 
== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
 
== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==

Revision as of 11:28, 11 December 2015

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.

If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.

  • 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.
  • Avalon Airport Shuttle - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
  • VLine regional rail to Melbourne - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the Skybus to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
  • public transport (requires myki card only) - 901 bus from Melbourne Tullamarine airport to Broadmeadows railway station, metropolitan train from Broadmeadows railway station to Southern Cross station, country train from Southern Cross station to Geelong railway station

To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds

For those staying at the 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

Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system.

You probably want Route 41.



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