Contact us

Essendon Fields, including Essendon Airport may be contacted during business hours, Monday to Friday from 8.45am to 5pm.

Essendon Fields HQ
Level 2, 7 English Street

T: +61 3 9948 9400

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How to find us

By Car

Transport Options

By Tram

Essendon Fields Airport is located a short stroll from Tram route 59 Ito Elizabeth Street, CBD). Stop 56 on Earl Street, Airport West. Departs every 8 minutes.

By Train

Essendon Station is less than 10 minutes' drive from Essendon Fields or via Tram Service 59 (Airport West). 

Plan your journey to Essendon Fields by Public Transport

By Taxi

A taxi rank is located outside the main terminal. To arrange a taxi please phone 131 008.

By Free Airport Shuttle Bus

Operates daily between Essendon Fields Airport and Melbourne Airport between 6.00am and 10.00pm.

Call 0426 381 800 between 6.00am and 10.00pm to arrange a free pick-up from either Essendon Fields Airport or Melbourne Airport when you arrive*. Melbourne Airport pick up is located opposite Park Royal Hotel Zone Area L – group and charters lane.

*Subject to availability. Average wait time of 15-20 minutes.

To view the exact location of the shuttle bus


By Free Station Shuttle Bus

Operates from Essendon Fields (pick up and drop off on English Street opposite Runway Plaza) to Essendon Station (pick up and drop off from Russell St) weekdays departing on the half hour between 7.15am – 9.30am and 4.15pm – 6.30pm.  

Temporary Changes to EF Staff Shuttle Bus Service

As part of the works to remove the level crossing at Buckley Street Essendon, the intersection of Russell and Buckley Streets will be closed from Monday 26th February.

We have been advised that all bus stops on Russell Street will be closed during this period and relocated to Mt Alexander Road. The EF Bus will utilise a temporary bay outside St John’s Uniting Church on Mt Alexander Road. Pedestrian Access to Mt Alexander Road will be via Russell Street.

At this time, we believe that the frequency of bus services will not be affected by the works.

Click here  to find out more.


Essendon Fields pick up on English Street opposite Runway Plaza Shopping Centre.

Essendon Station pick up during road works is located on Mt. Alexander Road near St Johns Uniting Church. Click here to Download Essendon Station pick up location map



*No service on Victorian public holidays 

By City Shuttle Service

Starbus operates on a pre booking basis. $15 per person to Federation Square and Victoria Market. Please advise airline check-in staff ahead of your trip or book directly at Starbus


Long term car parking

Outdoor car parking for 24 hours or more is available at the Long Term Car Park, Bristol Street, Essendon Fields (adjacent to the Airport Terminal – Southern end). The fee is $8 per 24 hours.

A Pay By Plate system is in operation. Pay at machine by entering your vehicle registration, length of stay and card or coin payment. 

Have your plans changed and you need to extend your stay? Please call 03 9948 9400 to purchase additional time.

Are you a frequent visitor? Customers of Sharp Airlines and Fly Corporate are eligible to purchase a six month permit. Click here to apply.

The users of the Airport’s car parking facilities do so at their own risk. Park smart and do not leave valuables or personal information in your vehicle.

Please note that parking restrictions throughout Essendon Fields are enforced by the Moonee Valley City Council.

Visitor car parking

Parking for visitors and customers is available for up to2 hours free of charge. Check signs for details.

*subject to availability


Download Parking Area Map





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