Melbourne travel guide

Melbourne Tourism | Melbourne Guide

You're Going to Love Melbourne

With a population of 76,068, Melbourne is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Melbourne has to offer.

Where to Eat in Melbourne

If you’re looking for affordable options, Ember & Oak () and Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne (2250 Front St) are great picks.

When to visit Melbourne

Melbourne in May
Estimated hotel price
C$ 175
1 night at 3-star hotel
Melbourne in May
Estimated hotel price
C$ 175
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Melbourne in July, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 10 °C, with an average temperature of 16 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 196 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Melbourne, with an average rainfall of 53 mm.

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How to Get to Melbourne

Plane

When flying to Melbourne, you’ll arrive at Melbourne (MLB), which is located 3 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Melbourne from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 4h 22m.

Car

Another option to get to Melbourne is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 56 miles from Melbourne. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Fox, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Melbourne’s bus station is located 6 miles from the downtown.

Plane

When flying to Melbourne, you’ll arrive at Melbourne (MLB), which is located 3 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Melbourne from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 4h 22m.

Car

Another option to get to Melbourne is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 56 miles from Melbourne. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Fox, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Melbourne’s bus station is located 6 miles from the downtown.

Airports near Melbourne

Airlines serving Melbourne

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,933 reviews)
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Where to stay in Melbourne

Average rates range from around C$ 280 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 130 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include avid hotels - Melbourne - Viera, an IHG Hotel and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Melbourne Viera Town Center.

Where to stay in popular areas of Melbourne

Most booked hotels in Melbourne

Comfort Suites Palm Bay - Melbourne
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 140+
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 256+
Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 285+
Hilton Melbourne, FL
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 180+
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, FL
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 233+
Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 220+

Renting a car in Melbourne

Renting a car in Melbourne costs C$ 79 per day, on average, or C$ 315 if you want to rent it for 4 days. Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Melbourne is the Budget branch at 1 Air Terminal Parkway, which is 2 miles from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.39 per litre in Melbourne (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.64 and C$ 22.18. Compact (Kia Soul or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Melbourne, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Melbourne costs C$ 79 per day, on average, or C$ 315 if you want to rent it for 4 days. Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Melbourne is the Budget branch at 1 Air Terminal Parkway, which is 2 miles from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.39 per litre in Melbourne (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.64 and C$ 22.18. Compact (Kia Soul or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Melbourne, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.