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.

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
1 night at 3-star hotel
Melbourne in August
Estimated hotel price
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 New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 33h 14m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Melbourne.


Another option to get to Melbourne is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 91 km from Melbourne. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.


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

Airports near Melbourne

Airlines serving Melbourne

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British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,058 reviews)
Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
Good (396 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (195 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (751 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Melbourne

Average rates range from around $325 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $174 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

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Hilton Melbourne, FL
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, FL
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Days Inn by Wyndham Melbourne
Good (6.5, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Melbourne

Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Thrifty are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in Melbourne is the Budget branch at One Air Terminal Parkway, which is 3 km from the city centre.

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Melbourne (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.09 and $29.46. The most frequently booked car type in Melbourne is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Nissan Frontier or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.