Melbourne travel guide

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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 13 days in order to fully appreciate everything Melbourne has to offer.

Where to Eat in Melbourne

If you’re looking for affordable options, Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne (2250 Front St) and Micheletti’s Ristorante and Bar (2005 Vernon Place) are great picks.

When to visit Melbourne

Melbourne in August
Estimated hotel price
C$ 136
1 night at 3-star hotel
Melbourne in August
Estimated hotel price
C$ 136
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


When flying to Melbourne, you’ll arrive at Melbourne (MLB), which is located 4 km from the city centre The shortest flight to Melbourne from Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 5h 26m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Melbourne.


Another option to get to Melbourne is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 91 km from Melbourne. You’ll find branches of Seven Auto Rent & Sale and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.


Melbourne’s bus station is located 9 km from the downtown.

Airports near Melbourne

Airlines serving Melbourne

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British Airways
Good (1,781 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,530 reviews)
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Air France
Good (509 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,262 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (309 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,467 reviews)
Excellent (1,298 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,100 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (501 reviews)
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Singapore Airlines
Excellent (486 reviews)
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Where to stay in Melbourne

Average rates range from around C$ 345 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 143 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Melbourne Viera Town Center and Hampton Inn & Suites West Melbourne-Palm Bay Road.

Where to stay in popular areas of Melbourne

Most booked hotels in Melbourne

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Palm Bay
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 177+
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 326+
Hilton Melbourne, FL
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 253+
Comfort Suites Palm Bay - Melbourne
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 152+
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, FL
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 359+
Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 261+
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Renting a car in Melbourne

Alamo, Enterprise 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 One Air Terminal Parkway, which is 3 km from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.35 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$ 16.14 and C$ 21.52.