Melbourne Car Rental

Discover Car Hire in Melbourne

Melbourne is an energetic city with a cool and stylish vibe. As the capital city of Victoria, Melbourne lives and breathes culture, food and traditions from all over the world. Melbourne is laid in a grid formation which makes driving around fairly easy & straightforward. DriveAway has your car hire from Melbourne Airport covered! Choose to collect your car rental at Tullamarine Airport (located 23 kilometres from the city) or Avalon Airport (located 54 kilometres​ from the city). You also have the choice of many downtown locations throughout the city.

It takes around 25 minutes, depending on traffic to drive from the Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD.

Of course! DriveAway offers great rates on one-way car hires in Melbourne. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

You must be at least 20 years old to rent a car in Melbourne, although the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

Experience Melbourne

Melbourne Car Rental Airport and Downtown Melbourne

Melbourne has an outstanding feel and atmosphere to it, so venture down to the Crown Entertainment Complex or head to Prahran and South Yarra to discover the hottest nightspots and indulgent restaurants. Check out was is agurably the best shopping experiences in Australia has to offer at the Queen Victoria Village, known by locals as QV. Make sure you have a walk down Chapel Street or pop into Queen Victoria Market, whatever your style Melbourne will have something for you.

One place that cannot be missed when visiting Melbourne is the Docklands District. Situated on the banks of the Yarra River, it is a vibrant hub of restaurants, cafés, nightlife, shopping, and events. The area is known as Melbourne's dining district, with hundreds of restaurants along the waterfront serving a wide range of international and local cuisine.

On the outskirts of Melbourne is the Dandenong Ranges, with lush fern gullies and the tall Mountain Ash trees towering overhead, the Dandenong Ranges make for a wonderful way to relax and breathe in the fresh air of the surrounding rainforest.

If you are arriving into Avalon Airport, collect your rental car and travel approximately 30 minutes south towards the city of Geelong. Geelong was a port city but has since been transformed in into a thriving centre of urban life, chilled coastal towns, and world-class eateries. Spot street art in hidden streets and alleyways, indulge in food & wine amongst local wineries or explore the You Yangs mountain range.

Whether you're after a convenient airport rental or downtown collection, DriveAway makes booking your Melbourne car hire easy. Simply enter your dates and locations above to book online, or call 0800 885 590 to speak to one of our reservations staff!

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx.km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Melbourne to Tullamarine Airport 20 0.5
Melbourne to Avalon Airport 56 0.75
Melbourne to Geelong 75 1
Melbourne to Puffing Billy 50 1
Melbourne to Sydney 900 9

Top Locations in Victoria

Choose from one of our popular car rental locations in Victoria below.