Teesside to Melbourne Flights
Flying from Durham Tees Valley Airport
Originally a major airport for the Royal Air Force in the Second World War, Durham Tees Valley Airport is now a major commercial airport in the Teesside area of north-east England. Over two hundred thousand travellers go through the airport each year while boarding and unloading from planes flown by the major airlines in the region, including KLM and Eastern Airways. It was officially named Durham Tees Valley Airport in 2004. The airport address is simply Darlington, United Kingdom, which is about ten miles south-west of Middleborough and twenty-four miles south of Durham.
Safe and Secure Parking
Durham Tees Valley Airport has a reputation for having safe and secure parking lots. A week of parking will cost around $50, but if you park for longer than fifteen days, the rate drops to $5 per day. The best way to pay for parking is to pay in advance on the airport’s website. You can also receive special promotions and offers if you register as a member when you buy your parking pass. All parking lots are just a two-minute walk away from the terminal.
Transportation to the Airport
A number of ways to get to the airport are available, the first and most affordable of which being by bus. Bus line 12 will take you from Darlington, which is north-west of the airport, straight to the terminals at the airport. A day ticket costs around $5, and a one-way ticket is only a little bit less. No train service runs to the airport, but if you are coming from far away and wish to take the train, you can catch a ride to Darlington Train Station and then take the bus to the airport. Taxis are also available for hire from 1AB Taxis. Depending on where you are coming from, a taxi ride can run anywhere from $20 to $50.
Satisfy Your Hunger
If you are looking to grab a bite to eat before your flight, Cafe Oasis and Cafe Express are great options for a quick cup of coffee for your early morning flight or a sandwich to satisfy your appetite at lunch or dinner. Both places offer hot or cold drinks and snacks, but if you want a bigger meal, go to Cafe Express. Yard of Ale is a traditional British pub inside the airport where you can grab a drink and a burger before your flight out of Teesside.
Melbourne International Airport
Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, is situated at the top of Port Phillip Bay on the continent's south-eastern coastline. Melbourne serves as capital for the state of Victoria and offers visitors extensive shopping, cultural, and sporting activities. If you're searching for discount prices on airfare to Melbourne, ebookers can find you the best deals, as well as help you arrange every detail of your travel itinerary. You'll be flying into the Melbourne International Airport, which is located approximately sixteen miles from the centre of the city. Before you leave the airport, you can check out the many duty-free shops inside or grab a quick coffee at Café Vue.
Transportation from Melbourne International Airport
If you've arranged your car rental with ebookers, you can find counters for Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, and Redspot on the ground floor of the airport's short-term car park. Skybus offers visitors arriving in Melbourne transport to the city for $17 for one person and $38 for families. Metropolitan Melbourne Bus Services and several other shuttle and bus companies offer pickups for passengers outside the main terminal that will get you into the city quickly. You can hail a taxi outside the short-term car park or arrange for a pickup in advance.
Weather in Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne's oceanic climate makes weather in the city hard to predict. Cold fronts from the south sometimes bring in unseasonably cold temperatures during the spring and summer, so be sure to pack warm clothing no matter what season you're arriving. Average summer temperatures range between 20°C and 24°C, while winter temperatures average between 13°C and 16°C. Rain is common in every season, so be sure to pack and umbrella and rain gear.
Major Attractions in Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne is a modern multicultural city with a wide variety of museums, sporting events, places to shop, and more. Many travellers from the UK visit to tour the set of the popular soap opera, Neighbours. Phillip Island offers a unique opportunity to view the penguin parade, while a visit to Grampians National Park allows you to hike and view native wildlife and wildflowers in the Great Dividing Range. Whether you're visiting Melbourne for a quick getaway or planning an exciting family holiday, ebookers can help you find the best rates for airfare, hotel accommodation, and car rentals.
Cheap flights from Teesside to Melbourne
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Teesside and Melbourne airports and terminals
Airports in Teesside, GB
Newcastle airport (NCL)
Distance from City Center: 35.2 miles
Teesside Intl (MME)
Distance from City Center: 7.3 miles
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