Melbourne Airport Guide to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Terminal 4 Melbourne Airport

Currently hosts local and domestic budget flights, featuring Jetstar and Tigerair domestic flights.

It used to be the Domestic Express or the South Terminal, right now hosts budget and economic airlines. It was built by Virgin Australia and Impulse Airlines. It was designed along with Singapore Changi and Kuala Lumpur airports Budget Terminals, becoming the first of its kind in Australia. 

It is located at the south of Terminal 3 and next to the terminal budget.

Transport between terminals

There is a pedestrian walkway from T1, T2 and T3 to get to T4. If you follow it, it will take no more than 15 minutes to reach T4.


Two levels:

- Ground level: Self-service check-in kiosks, automated baggage drops, baggage reclaims. Outside the building: Transport hub (carpark, taxi rank, bus interchange, drop-off and pick-up zones). 
- First level: It is the Departures lounge, including the check-in and security control facilities. 


- Jetstar Airways
- Tigerair Australia
- Regional Express
- Airnorth
- Aliance Airlines


Since it is a budget terminal It has fewer services and amenities compared to a normal terminal: Shops, pharmacy, internet Wi-Fi connection, toilets, baggage reclaim, restaurants, etc. 

Complete self-service operations terminal – first of the world of its kind: Self-service check-in kiosks, automated baggage drops, etc.

Since its opening, passengers have been complaining about the lack of seats along the terminal and also the big distance, about 2 km, between furthest boarding gates to public drop-off, which is not covered by a traveller nor any mean of transport.