Located at the intersection of Tullamarine and Calder Freeway, in the northern suburb of Essendon Fields, Melbourne, Essendon airport (also known as MEB), covers up to 720 acres of land. It serves as the closest airport to the Melbourne CBD, approximately 11km away. This is an airport situated within an established urban area surrounded by industrial, commercial and residential districts.
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Pick up your rental car at Essendon Airport
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Tel: +61 3 9948 9400
Address: 72 Hargrave Avenue, Essendon Fields, Victoria, 3041, Australia
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Driving to the city highlights
Take a chance to visit places that worth dropping by in/near Essendon and here are some of the best.
Eureka Skydeck 88
Catch a bird-eye view of the Melbourne skyline from a switch-operated glass cube that slides out from the building. If you want a more thrilling experience, step outside onto the terrace and feel the wind blow through your hair.
Time: Approx. 22 minutes’ drive
Distance: 19 km(11 miles)
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A land of tranquility in downtown Melbourne and a good place to relax with kids or friends. It is full of shopping districts with Moonee Pons Central and Puckle Street Prescient just a short walk away.
Time: Approx. 11 minutes’ drive
Distance: 6 km(3 miles)
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State Library Victoria
One of the first free libraries in the world, and a Melbourne cultural icon housing a collection of two million books and great permanent exhibitions.
Time: Approx. 22 minutes’ drive
Distance: 14 km(8 miles)
You could also take a trip nearby
Give yourself an enriched day by taking a trip starting from Essendon Fields and right to a southeast peninsula of Vitoria. Take off in the morning and drive around 24 minutes to the National Gallery of Victoria (also known as NGV), the oldest and also the most visited gallery in Australia. Let yourself indulge in the world of art that showcases a vast treasury of contemporary and historic arts spanning thousands of years. Stay as long as wish in the National Gallery of Victoria and then drive a short distance to Richmond for lunch, a place full with a diversified array of worldwide food choice and you will be sure to find something that piques your interests. After lunch, continue to head east south and drive for about one hour towards the final highlight – Mornington Peninsula, where kinds of activities and thrilling adventures are waiting to be explored. Try walking through the Enchanted Adventure Gardens’ maze and do some sports by taking the Tree Surfing. At night, you can bath in the hot spring and have a relaxing dinner by the sea.