Avalon Airport is Melbourne's second airport, located about 40 minutes drive from the Westgate Bridge. It is considered to be the second gateway to Melbourne. Avalon Airport (AAV) is a great alternative to flying into Melbourne if you find a cheap flight, because a hire car will still give you access to all of Melbourne's great attractions.
When booking a flight into Melbourne, do not get Avalon Airport confused with Melbourne Tullarmarine Airport. The fact that Avalon Airport is only 15 minutes drive from Geelong (Victoria's second largest city) doesn't seem to make any difference to the advertising. Either way, both Melbourne and Geelong are easily accessible from Avalon Airport, once you've hopped off the plane and into your rental car.
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Geelong is easily accessible via Avalon Airport and is only approximately 20mins south.
Avalon Airport is on the main road, the Princes Freeway, between Melbourne and Geelong. Driving to either city is pretty easy. If you're heading to Melbourne, then turn your Avalon Airport car rental left as you leave the airport, and go across the freeway overpass to take a right turn onto the Princes Freeway. Basically, all you need to do now is follow the signs all the way to the bright lights of lovely Melbourne.
Avalon —a place where you'll definitely go back to!
You Yangs Regional Park. You need not drive for hours for some adventures. The You Yangs Regional Park is just around fifteen minutes from Avalon Airport. Go on a picnic with the gang and have some barbeque in one of the park's picnic areas, or put that hat and poncho on and go horseback riding.Ragged Edge. Are you into extreme sports? Then this is going to be your ultimate driving experience. Drive a 4x4 on amazing dirt tracks and the most rugged terrain no one can ever imagine. Just around ten minutes from Avalon Airport, Ragged Edge is situated at Avalon Raceway in Lara.