Minneapolis to Melbourne Flights
Flying from Minneapolis to Melbourne
Airports in Minneapolis
The city of Minneapolis is served by the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The airport is situated to the southeast of the city. Several domestic airlines and three international airlines serve the airport. Travelers looking for cheap flights from Minneapolis can search for flights from several airlines at once on Orbitz.com, including Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is a joint military-civilian airport. The airport is situated approximately 10 miles from both downtown Saint Paul and downtown Minneapolis.
Parking at Minneapolis Airport
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport offers a variety of parking options. Covered parking is available for visits lasting more than nine hours at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $22. Value parking is also available at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $16. For visits less than nine hours, short-term parking is available at a rate of $5 for the first hour and up to a maximum of $36 a day.
Transportation at the Minneapolis Airport
Travelers departing from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport can take advantage of a range of transportation services, including car rental companies, van and shuttle services, and taxi services. Public transportation is also available through the Metro Transit. The public bus service serves the Twin Cities metro area. Taxi service is available to and from the airport. Fares average between $38 and $49 for trips to and from downtown Minneapolis. Fares from downtown St. Paul range between $30 and $37.
Restaurants at the Minneapolis Airport
Several dining options are available at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, making it easy for travelers to enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee or a quick snack prior to boarding their flight. Restaurant options include A&W, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Einstein Bros. Bagels, French Meadow Bakery Cafe, La Brea Bakery CafÃ© and Starbucks Coffee. By searching for multiple airlines at once on Orbitz.com, it is easy to find cheap flights from Minneapolis.
Melbourne International Airport
The Melbourne International Airport is located on Airport Drive in Tullamarine, approximately 12 miles from the center of Melbourne. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, Delta Airlines and Skywest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flight combinations to find cheap flights to Melbourne. This easy-to-use website has all the tools you need to find deals on vacation packages and air tickets that fit within your budget.
Transportation From the Airport
Taking a taxicab from the airport to downtown Melbourne costs approximately $56. The Skybus also takes passengers from the airport to the city. Skybus tickets cost $17 peradult or $38 for a family that includes two adults and one to four children. Public buses also run between the airport and various locations in Melbourne. If you'd like access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five rental car companies, so that you can pick up your vehicle as soon as your flight lands.
Climate in Melbourne
Winter temperatures in Melbourne range from the low 20s to the mid-40s, while the summer temperatures range from the mid-50s to the high 70s. Keep in mind that Melbourne's summer runs from December through February, and June through August are the winter months. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the early or late spring, the weather will be nice, and you'll save money because it's not the city's peak travel season.
Highlights and Attractions
The Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the Rippon Lea House & Gardens are some of Melbourne's major attractions. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Melbourne. You can also purchase tickets to local attractions and arrange guided tours.
Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Melbourne
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Minneapolis to Melbourne
|Leave Thu, Jan 30||Minneapolis (MSP)||Melbourne (MEL)||Qantas||$2,271|
|Return Fri, Feb 28||Melbourne (MEL)||Minneapolis (MSP)||Qantas|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Minneapolis to Melbourne
|Leave Mon, Feb 24||Minneapolis (MSP)||Melbourne (MEL)||Qantas||$1,659|
|Return Sun, Mar 2||Melbourne (MEL)||Minneapolis (MSP)||Qantas|
Best one-week trip in February from Minneapolis to Melbourne
|Leave Mon, Feb 10||Minneapolis (MSP)||Melbourne (MEL)||United Airlines||$1,759|
|Return Mon, Feb 17||Melbourne (MEL)||Minneapolis (MSP)||United Airlines|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Minneapolis and Melbourne
|Qantas||MSP||MEL||Mon, Feb 24 - Sun, Mar 2||$1,659|
|United Airlines||MSP||MEL||Sat, May 10 - Sat, May 17||$1,732|
|Virgin Australia||MSP||MEL||Fri, Mar 14 - Sat, Mar 22||$1,751|
|Etihad Airways||MSP||MEL||Mon, Feb 24 - Sun, Mar 2||$2,092|
|Cathay Pacific||MSP||MEL||Tue, Jan 21 - Mon, Feb 3||$2,452|
|China Southern Airlines||MSP||MEL||Wed, Dec 18 - Wed, Dec 25||$3,486|
Minneapolis and Melbourne airports and terminals
Airports in MinneapolisMN, US
Minneapolis-St Paul Intl (MSP)
Distance from City Center: 7 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Minneapolis to Melbourne on Fri, Dec 6, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Delta Air Lines/American Airlines||DL2321/AA7356||MSP||7:25 PM||MEL||10:20 AM||73H/380||21hr 55min|
|Delta Air Lines/Qantas||DL2321/QF94||MSP||7:25 PM||MEL||10:20 AM||73H/388||21hr 55min|
|Delta Air Lines/United Airlines||DL821/UA839||MSP||5:27 PM||MEL||11:20 AM||320/744||24hr 53min|
|Delta Air Lines/US Airways||DL821/US6707||MSP||5:27 PM||MEL||11:20 AM||320/744||24hr 53min|
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