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Tullamarine is a Melbourne suburb located 17 kilometres north-west from the CBD and is best known for housing the large international airport in Melbourne.

Tullamarine is also home to many large housing estates and industrial buildings which makes is a great place to live.

Tullamarine Melbourne, Hotel & Motel Accommodation & Airport Parking

As you would expect, the Tullamarine Freeway sits along the eastern border of the suburb of Tullamarine and provides direct access to the city from the northern suburbs. Tullamarine is also easily accessed via the Western Ring Road via Melrose Drive.

Tullamarine houses a number of car rental companies which service the international airport located just 5 minutes away and also offers long term and short term parking with shuttle services to and from the airport.

For residents living in Tullamarine, there are plenty of shops and large malls located within close proximity. Gladstone Park Shopping Centre is a convenient shopping centre located within Tullamarine and has a range of fresh fruits and vegetables, butchers, pharmacies, banks as well as clothing stores and supermarkets.

There is also the larger Airport West shopping centre located just over the border of Tullamarine and is a large complex with a Coles, Woolworths, Target, Kmart, Aldi, a Cinema as well as over 100 speciality stores.

Tullamarine has an extensive transport network and is well serviced by local bus services. The closest train stations are Jacana and Broadmeadows both of which run on the Craigieburn line, but there is no train that goes directly to Tullamarine. You can, however, take the #59 tram from the Melbourne CBD which will take you to Airport West Shopping Centre, just a short distance from the southern border of Tullamarine.

If you are looking for accommodation choices, Tullamarine has a number of hotels and motels which are located within a short distance to the airport. Click the link below to explore the hotels available in Tullamarine.

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