Short-Term Parking Melbourne Airport


Short-term parking at Melbourne airport is available at the majority of car parks located near or within Melbourne Airport. We have gathered some of the most affordable and convenient car parks for you to choose from. To be sure you have the necessary information, we have accumulated everything you need to know about prices, hours, locations, and distances to specific terminals related to Melbourne Airport Parking for short-term stays.

To be classed as short term parking at Melbourne Airport, typically, one needs to park their car in a car park for four hours or less. Any time more than that would be considered long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking are typically higher than Melbourne Airport long-term parking rates but generally have a shorter distance from the car park to airport terminals. 


Melbourne Airport Short-Term Parking Rates

The most convenient short term parking option is going to be right at the airport itself, at their official car park. The most affordable option is the Value Car Park - it's open 24 hours a day and has a shuttle service that runs every 15 minutes to all terminals. In addition to the Value Car park, Melbourne Airport short term parking is available through Terminal, Premium, and Self Parking at Melbourne Airport, which are more expensive but more conveniently located as they are walking distance to the airport terminals.

Short-Term Parking Rates Melbourne Airport 


DurationValue Car Park RateTerminal Car Park RatePremium Car Park Rate
0 - 10 min$ 12$ 0$ 25
15-30 min$ 12$ 15$ 25
30-1 hr$ 12$ 15$ 25
1-2 hr$ 12$ 30$ 50
2-3 hr$ 12$ 45$ 75
3-4 hr$ 12$ 49$ 79
4-6 hr$ 12$ 49$ 79
6-24 hr$ 12$ 49$ 79
2 days$ 24$ 98$ 158
3 days$ 36$ 147$ 237
4 days$ 48$ 196$ 316
5 days$ 60$ 245$ 395
6 days$ 72$ 294$ 474
7 days$ 84$ 343$ 553
8 days$ 96$ 392$ 632
9 days$ 108$ 441$ 711
10 days$ 120$ 490$790
11 days$ 132$ 539$ 869
12 days$ 144$ 588$ 948
13 days$ 156$ 637$ 1,027
14 days$ 168$ 686$ 1,106
Per extra day $ 12$ 49$ 79


*Please note that these rates are drive-up parking rates, they may differ when booked ahead of time and online. Additionally, terminal drive up rates include Terminal 1-4 car parks while Premium drive-up rates include valet and business car parks.


Melbourne Airport Short-Term Parking - Pick-up & Drop-off Zones

For passengers arriving or departing from Terminals 1-3, and flying with Qantas or Virgin Australia, you may be picked up or dropped off on the ground level outside of these terminals. For passengers arriving or departing from Terminal 4, and flying Jetstar, Rex, or AirNorth, you may be picked-up at Level 1 at Terminal 4 Car Park, simply follow the signs when arriving or departing from Terminal 4 Car Park. 

Please keep in mind that there is a 1-2 minute time limit for all vehicles picking up passengers from these terminals and car parks before a kerbside officer will instruct you to move your vehicle. If you would like a longer time to collect passengers, please head to the Wait Zone, which is free for 30 minutes and located on Mercer Drive, right off the Tullamarine Freeway. Parking for longer than 30 minutes - 1 hour will be $4. You may also park for free for 15 minutes in terminal car parks 1-4, after 15 minutes you will be charged $15 per hour. 


Alternative Options for Short-Term Parking at Melbourne Airport 

Cost-effectiveness and convenience are key when traveling. That's why it's often great to book car parks that are just that. While the car parks listed below are farther from the airport than the ones on the property, they offer cheap Melbourne airport short term parking rates and only require you to take a 5-10 minute shuttle to/from the car park to the terminals. Check out our available Melbourne Airport car parks when planning your getaway by inserting your travel dates in the parking comparison search bar at the top of the page. 

If you plan to travel for more than 24 hours, the best car parks to book with are located below. Simply type in the dates you wish to travel in the left-hand side of the screen, and the most convenient and affordable options will appear to your right.


Jetaway Airport Parking ($38.99 for 1 day)         Jetaway Airport Parking Melbourne

Jetaway Airport Parking offers great rates for short term parking at Melbourne Airport. They are known for their excellent service that offers valet service, indoor and outdoor parking, and free shuttle service. Jetaway Airport Parking is one of the most popular Car Parks for those flying out of Melbourne Airport, so be sure to reserve your spot in advance. 

  • Hours: 24/7

  • Service: Shuttle

  • Distance to Airport: 7 min shuttle 

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Busy Beaver Airport Parking Melbourne ($39.99 for 1 day) Busy Beaver Airport Parking Melbourne

Busy Beaver Airport Parking offers great Melbourne airport short term parking rates. They operate 24/7, offer indoor and outdoor parking, car cleaning, car servicing, as well as enhanced security measures with CCTV cameras running 24 hours a day. They don’t discriminate - passengers travelling domestically or internationally are welcome. 

  • Hours: 24/7

  • Service: Shuttle

  • Distance to Airport: 4 min shuttle 

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Easy Airport Parking Melbourne ($40.99 for 1 day)       Easy Airport Parking Melbourne

Easy Airport Parking is a great choice for short-term parking at Melbourne Airport. They have over 20 years of experience in the industry and their customer reviews show their expertise and efficiency in getting customers quickly to their terminal or car upon return. Easy offers car washing and servicing while you are away, ensuring your car is spic and span upon returning. 

  • Hours: 04:30 - 00:30

  • Service: Shuttle

  • Distance to Airport: 5 min shuttle 

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Andrew's Airport Parking ($42.00 for 1 day)

Andrews Airport Parking Melbourne

Andrew's Airport Parking is the largest and one of the most reputable car parks in the city. They offer a full range of services from car washes to repairs. They provide you with the option to park your car either indoors or outdoors and have continuous security monitoring 24/7. 

  • Hours: 24/7

  • Service: Shuttle

  • Distance to Airport: 5 min shuttle 

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Melrose Airport Parking Melbourne ($45.25 for 1 day)Melrose Airport Parking Melbourne

Melrose Airport Parking is a family-owned and operated business that has been serving the community since 1994. They are the closest off-site car park to the airport. They have exceptional customer service as they provide an array of services like luggage assistance, valet service, car washes, and more. 

  • Hours: 04:00-00:00

  • Service: Shuttle

  • Distance to Airport: 3 min shuttle 

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Discover Short Term Parking at Melbourne Airport with Flyparks

Affordable, convenient Melbourne Airport short term parking can be hard to come by, which is why we took all of the trouble out of the process by doing the research for you. Whether you want to book with Andrews Airport Parking or find cheap airport parking rates in general, Flyparks compares a range of Airport car parks across Australia and New Zealand, bringing you the best rates without any additional booking costs or reservation fees. With us, you will find car parks quickly, allowing you to book in minutes. Don't take our word for it, though, try it out yourself through Melbourne Airport Parking. Simply insert the dates in which you need a car park, click search, and viola - available car parks are presented to you in seconds. Should you have any problems or questions that arise, send us a message, we are always here to help. 


All costs cited are approximate and subject to change as prices fluctuate based on a variety of factors such as capacity, duration, and service type. The rates quoted were taken based on advanced online booking, with estimations taken in June 2023 for stays in July 2023. Please note that it is not possible to book at any of the official Melbourne Airport car parks through Flyparks at present.

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