Taxis are readily available at Melbourne Airport and Taxi Zones are clearly signed. Pending traffic conditions, it is approximately a 35 minute drive from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne’s CBD and the MCEC.

Additionally, a shuttle bus service 'SkyBus' departs Melbourne Airport every 15 minutes for Southern Cross Station, the cost is $19.50 for one way travel. You can access all train lines and a tram line from Southern Cross Station. You do not need to pre-book the SkyBus service.

For more information about SkyBus, click here.


Train, tram and bus services operate under the myki payment system. This is a pre-paid travel card that replaces cash for tickets on trains, trams and buses. myki can be purchased from 7-Eleven stores and some train stations prior to travel.

For more information about myki, click here.

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts Tue 1 May 2018 Registrations Tue 1 May 2018 Close of Abstracts Mon 2 July 2018 Author Notifications Fri 10 August 2018 Early Bird Registration Deadline Fri 24 August 2018 Forum Dates 11 - 14 Nov 2018