Flight to Melbourne


Melbourne is a state situated in the south-east of Australia. It is the capital of Victoria with a population of over 4.9 million. Melbourne is famous because of its beauty, some of the famous things of Melbourne are its trams and Yarra River. Melbourn is also famous for its beaches, big parks and gardens. It is the winner of The Economist's 'World's most liveable city' award and it is continuously winning it from 2010-2017. Melbourne also has Australia’s largest seaport. There are lots of factories and commerce there and many big companies from Australia and other countries work there. Some of the biggest car manufacturers have their factories in Melbourne. Melbourne also has many big universities to study in.

Top Attractions

Federation Square

It was opened in 2002 and is an essential part of the city because it is one of the most loved places by tourists. It organizes more than 2000 events annually so you will always find an event ongoing.

Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens is famous all over the world because of its uniqueness. It was established in 1846. The Royal Botanic Garden comprises of two main locations: Melbourne and Cranbourne. They have a total area of 38 hectares. The garden comprises of more than 8500 kinds of plant species which include many rare species.

Melbourne Cricket Ground and the National Sports Museum

Melbourne is called as the sporting capital of Australia. And of course, the stadium, which has a capacity of 100,000 attracts a lot of tourists outside Melbourne. Melbourne Cricket Ground was the birthplace of Test-Cricket. You can also catch a game of football during winter or cricket in summer.

National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Victoria is the first and oldest public art gallery in Australia. It is famous for its ‘The Great Hall’. It is a hall inside The National Gallery of Victoria where the ceiling is made with colorful stained glass and the visitors stay on the floor and stared upwards. They have more than a total of 70,000 works of art which are in two city locations.

Best time to visit

You can visit Melbourne anytime you want in the whole year. But the best time to visit Melbourne is from March to May and September to November. This is because at this time Melbourne has a moderate climate so it gathers tourist crowds. And at these times airfares to Melbourne are also low. So you can visit Melbourne at the given times for the best climate, at these times the climate is not much hotter or colder. So you won't feel sweaty for chili if you travel at the given time.

Major Airports

There are 7 airports in total in Melbourne. Four of them are the main airports that offer regularly scheduled passenger flights. Melbourne Airport is the major and the busiest airport in Melbourne located in Tullamarine. This airport serves domestic flights to all the states and territories of Australia. As well as international flights to Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania, North America, and South America.

Aviation Airport is located to the outside of the city of Geelong serving passengers with major Airlines like Jetstar Airways and AirAsia.

Essendon Airport was the major airport of Melbourne but now it only limited to some passenger airlines and mostly it is used for cargo flights.

Moorabbin Airport is located in the middle south of Melbourne and it also offers a limited amount of passenger flights but is one of the most important airports in Melbourne.

Other Airports of Melbourne are Coldstream Airport, Lilydale Airport, and RAAF Williams Airport.

Fact File

Country/State: Australia

Population: 49.4 lakhs (According to the report of the year 2016)

Currency: $AUD

Language: The official language spoken by the people of Melbourne is English.