Melbourne Airport Guide to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Terminal 2 Melbourne Airport

It is the main international terminal, since all flights worldwide are hosted there. It was opened on 1970.

It has 20 gates with aerobridges. 

Transport between terminals

Connections from T2 are easy since T1 and T3 are in the same building. You can take the walkaway, which won’t take you more than 5 minutes. 

To reach T4, you can take the pedestrian walkaway from T1, it will take you 15 minutes to get to your destination. 


Terminal 2 has two levels:

- Arrivals level: With the following services and amenities: Arrivals Hall, baggage claim, information counter, customs and quarantine offices and customs check. Outside the building there are transport facilities: Bus, T2 Taxi Rank, Metlink, Bus Stop for V-line, disabled pick-up zone (maximum 15 minutes). From this point you can also take a pedestrian walkaway to Parking zones. 

- Departures level: Hosts check-in rows B/C, F/G, K/L (east to west) – past Check-in L (west side). Once the security check is done, you are allowed to enter the concourse, access to gates 2-20 is granted, and services such as duty-free and shops are available. 

On this level, you can find the connection with T1. You just need to access to Virgin check-in facilities and pass check-in A (east side) to connect with T1. 


Find attached the Airlines operating in Terminal 2:

- Cathay Pacific
- Hainan Airlines
- Air China
- Air Mauritius
- Air India
- Malaysia Airlines
- Air Vanuatu
- Qantas Airways
- Qatar Airways
- Singapore Airlines
- Thai Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
- China Airlines
- China Eastern
- China Southern Airlines
- Garuda Indonesia
- Vietnam Airlines
- Xiamen Air
- Air New Zealand
- AirAsia
- Aircalin
- Beijing Capital Airlines
- Fiji Airways
- Indonesia AirAsia
- Philippine Airlines
- Royal Brunei Airlines
- Jetstar
- FlyScoot
- Sichuan Airlines
- Virgin Australia
- United Airlines
- Etihad Airways
- Emirates


Since it is the international terminal, Melbourne Airport terminal 2 has the the following services and amenities:

- Praying area
- Free Wi-Fi area
- Currency Exchange
- ATMs
- Business Services
- Baby care rooms
- Duty Free Shops
- Information desk
- Luggage & storage lockers
- Luggage wrapping
- Pharmacy
- Showers
- Smoking-allowed areas
- Wheel-chair renting service
- Toilets


You can find paintings by indigenous Australian artists such as Daisy Jugadai Napaltjarri and Gloria Petyarre throughout the terminal.