Getting to Lorne

Travelling to Lorne -Essential Information

Lorne5Buses to/from Melbourne Airport and Southern Cross Station and Cumberland Resort Lorne will be available. There will be a ‘Proteins’ sign visible in the bus window. Tickets are AUD$40.00 each way and seats must be reserved in advance. Please select this 'addon' at time of your registration.

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BUS TRANSFERS CONFERENCE ORGANISED BUS

BUS TO LORNE - SUNDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2018
1) Bus Transfer From Southern Cross Station to Cumberland Resort Lorne on 04/02/2018 at 12:00pm
Pick up at Southern Cross Station will be from adjacent to the station at the Ventura/National Bus Stop Corner Lonsdale and Spencer St. The buses will arrive approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time and will depart at exactly 12:00PM Sharp.

2) Bus Transfer Melbourne Airport to Cumberland Resort Lorne on 04/02/2018 at 12:00pm
Pick up from the airport will be from the middle lane outside Terminal 2, International. Due to strict time limits on bus parking at the airport, buses will arrive approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time and will leave on time (12:00PM Sharp). Once you have loaded your luggage, please stay on the bus as they will assume you are there. Security has ultimate control over when the bus enters, so if it is not there right on time, don't panic it's still coming.

To get to Southern Cross Station
The suggested method of transport to get to Southern Cross Station from Melbourne Airport is to take the Skybus. The Skybus departs from Melbourne Airport every 10 minutes and it is an approximate 30 minute journey. It is recommended that you catch a Skybus before 11:00am.  
Skybus tickets can be pre purchased by visiting https://www.skybus.com.au/fares/. If paying on arrival, credit card, Eftpos and cash is accepted. If arriving from overseas please ensure you have some Australian currency.

BUS FROM LORNE - THURSDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2018
1) Bus Transfer Cumberland Resort Lorne to Southern Cross Station on 8/02/2018 at 9:00am
Those who have pre-booked bus transfers from the conference will find the buses waiting to depart at 9:00am Sharp on Thursday 8th. Passengers need to make their way promptly to the bus by 8:45am and should have already checked out from their accommodation earlier in the day.

2) Bus Transfer Cumberland Resort Lorne to Melbourne Airport on 8/02/2018 at 9:00am
Those who have pre-booked bus transfers from the conference will find the buses waiting to depart at 9:00am Sharp on Thursday 8th. Passengers need to make their way promptly to the bus by 8:45am and should have already checked out from their accommodation earlier in the day.

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* The bus options will be available in the online registration system so please select any option you wish to take. Each bus transfer will be AUD$40.00

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

TRAIN
1) Once arriving into Melbourne Airport, take the Skybus to Southern Cross Station. The Skybus departs from Melbourne Airport every 10 minutes and it is an approximate 30 minute journey. Tickets for Skybus can be pre purchased or purchased on arrival, for more information visit http://www.skybus.com.au/.

2) From Southern Cross Station, take a VLine train to Geelong. Visit http://www.vline.com.au for timetable information.

3) From Geelong Railway Station, take VLine Coach to Lorne. The bus will then drop off just outside Mantra Lorne. Please visit http://jp.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/metlink/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en for timetable information.

BUS
1) Gull Airport Service provides a bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong with regular bus services. For timetable information (as vary on different days) please visit http://www.gull.com.au/?id=melbourneairport_1
Pick up information from Melbourne Airport can be found at http://www.gull.com.au/?id=melbourneairport

2) The service drops off at Geelong Railway Station.  From Geelong Railway Station, take VLine Coach to Lorne. The bus will then drop off just outside Mantra Lorne. Please visit http://jp.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/metlink/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en for timetable information.

TAXIS
1) Taxis are another option from Melbourne Airport to Lorne. This is an expensive option with an approximate cost of $288. There is a taxi rank outside Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

RENTAL CARS
1) Melbourne Airport has six car rental companies located on site. All have offices on the ground floor of the short term car park, and information desks in the Melbourne Airport domestic terminals. Please visit http://www.melbourneairport.com.au/To-From-the-Airport/Rental-Cars/Overview.html for further information.