Passengers walk into the entrance of Avalon Airport with their luggage in tow.

Your guide to flying with Avalon Airport

Make the most of your annual leave when travelling interstate and fly into Avalon Airport – the gateway to Geelong, The Bellarine and beyond.

Known as Victoria’s second airport it’s an easy way to fly and a short 25-minute drive to Geelong.

Jetstar fly direct from Sydney and the Gold Coast to Avalon Airport, with flights to run to and from Brisbane commencing 28 June 2024.

To ensure a smooth experience here are a few tips as you make your trip here by air.

Plan ahead

Before arriving at Avalon Airport, familiarise yourself with the available ground transport options to reach wherever you’re going after you land.

MyBus Geelong will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at your hotel, a mate’s place or wherever is home for the night. Taxis (via Geelong Taxi Network) and Ubers are also in ample supply.

If you prefer to be behind the wheel, Avalon Airport is serviced by Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europcar, Turnbull’s Hire and Kangaroo Rentals. Be sure to book ahead to guarantee your hire car is there on arrival.

A MyBus Geelong van is parked at Geelong waterfront, the palm trees are in the background.
MyBus Geelong

Reset at Avalon Airport

After crossing the tarmac into the airport, take a toilet break, fuel up your phone at the charging stations and have a breather before hitting the road.

Here you’ll also find guides and planners to give you the best ideas on things to see and do in the region. Or view the guides online and call 1800 755 611 from 9am to 5pm daily for visitor information.

On your way back

To save time and minimise hassle, make use of online check-in services provided by your airline.

While Avalon Airport may be smaller compared to other capital city airports, it offers plenty of amenities to enhance your travel experience with far less time spent in queues.

Take a moment to explore the airport’s facilities, such as shops, the domestic terminal cafe, Proveniros, and duty-free stores. Grab a bite to eat, pick up any last-minute essentials, or indulge in some retail therapy before making your way back home.

There’s also a Kids Zone, Games Room, baby change tables and strollers for hire if you’re travelling with little ones.

To check flight schedules and book your trip visit

The duty free store at Avalon Airport.
Retail at Avalon Airport

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