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Avalon Airport is the second busiest airport serving the Melbourne area, but in reality is closer in proximity to Geelong. By driving your car hire, you should be able to make it to the heart of Geelong in about fifteen minutes, however, the CBD of Melbourne will take just under an hour. Either option you choose, you’re safe, because Avalon Airport is host to numerous car hire agents, such as: Thrifty, Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europcar.

Who Flies to Avalon Airport?

The two airlines that frequent the airport are Jetstar Airways and Sharp Airlines. There are also some chartered flights available for those who want to take that route.

Can I Fly Direct From My City?

If you live in Sydney or Brisbane, you’re in luck, as you can hop on a direct flight to Avalon Airport from your city. If you live in Portland, you can also fly into Avalon airport via Sharp Airlines. After you pick up your luggage, you will be able to proceed directly to the car hire counter to pick up the keys to your new rental and zip off to either Geelong or Melbourne.

Why Else Should I Fly Into Avalon Airport?

It’s not just for people visiting Melbourne or Geelong, with the aid of your car hire, it’s also practical to use the airport for your holiday to the You Yangs, Corio or the Mornington Peninsula. And it’s so convenient to be able to just pick up your car hire at the airport and move on to these destinations. It’s also much cheaper to fly into Avalon Airport, as opposed to Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.