Phillip Island travel guide

Phillip Island Tourism | Phillip Island Guide

You're Going to Love Phillip Island

Phillip Island is a must-see destination in Victoria, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Phillip Island

Phillip Island in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Phillip Island in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Phillip Island


Although Phillip Island doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Melbourne Avalon (AVV), which is located 82 km from Phillip Island.


AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Phillip Island.


Another option to get to Phillip Island is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 75 km from Phillip Island. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.


Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Phillip Island. From Canberra, the bus ride to Phillip Island takes 772 km and will cost you around $130. From Sydney, the ticket costs about $264 for a journey of 1159 km.

Airports near Phillip Island

Airlines serving Phillip Island

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Alaska Airlines
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Ethiopian Air
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Phillip Island

Average rates range from around $191 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $285 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Phillip Island

Hiring a car in Phillip Island

Expect to pay $1.80 per litre in Phillip Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.58 and $28.77.