Melbourne MEL Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Melbourne MEL Airport

Passenger terminal Complex,  Notices (passenger pickup, access road changes; REX passengers); Terminal Details;  new T4 announcement, & Amenities & Services (including lounges):

The passenger terminal complex at Melbourne International Airport consists currently of five passenger terminals - domestic T1, T3 & new T4,  international T2, and  current budget (old) T4
Only Terminals 2 & 3 are currently under one roof.  A pedestrian walkway gets you from T1 within 1 - 5 mins to T2, T3 & old T4.  New T4 is situated between T3 & old T4.

    If picking up a passenger at the Airport,
you can either use the one of the one-minute pickup bays in th forecourt area (follow overhead signs at Arrivals Drive) - or  you can use the 'Ring & Ride waiting zone' (cell phone waiting lot), located in a designated area within the long-term carpark; the first 20 minutes are free & an automated pay station is close by. (Enter through the two long-term carpark gates on Terminal Drive & Center Road.)
    Current access road changes at T4 apply until mid/ fall 2015Tigerair passengers heading for T4 need to exit Tullamarine Freeway at Mercer Drive, then follow signs. A 1-minute pickup/dropoff area will be on Service Road South.
    All Regional Express Airline
REX passengers arrive now at current T4 - but still depart from T3!


Domestic Terminal 1
has three levels & 2 Concourses, and is used for domestic flights of Qantas, Qantas Link :
    The Ground Level of T1 (Arrivals):  Inside are four baggage claim carousels. Outside is the bus stop for Skybus, disabled pick-up zone (15 mins) and T1 Taxi Rank.
    The Mezzanine Level of T1 (Concourses & gates) houses Concourse 1(gates 1-12) for Qantas, with a Qantas service desk and shopping areas; and Concourse 2 (gates 21-24) for Jetstar, with an ATM machine and shopping area. Between the two Concourses is the Qantas Club.
    The first level of T1(Departures) has 3 check-in areas for Qantas: 2 for regular service (left) and one (to the right of the center for QantasPremium service.  Jetstar check-in is all the way to the right , & shopping areas are right after Security screening in the center, leading to Concourses 1 & 2.
The left side of this level (near the First Aid counter), leads to Terminal 2, while the 1-minute dropoff, Bus Zone & 5-min parking areas are outside of this level.

Terminals 2 & 3
(also separately quoted below): International T2 & Virgin Australia's T3 are under one roof - the main entry doors to the baggage/arrivals level are on either side of the offices & prayer room at the main entrances.  Each side for T2 & T3 offers amenities & services, and across from them are the baggage claim areas: to the right are T3's  baggage carousels 1,2,3 & an oversized one - located in the pre-security area;  to the left  is T2's secure area with baggage carousels 1 - 7 & baggage services.  To get to T1's baggage claim you need to exit T2 & walk to the left to T1.
The check-in area for T2 in the center - with check-in counters C/B G/F, L/K, M & N, Qantas check-in A, and (behind the Service Desk in the center) check-in counters D,E,H,J.  Behind check-in counter J is security screening & customs, duty-free & other stores, leading to gates 2 - 11 & to gates 12-20 further down.
The check-in area for T3 to the left with two rows of Virgin counters & one for Rex, and with access to domestic gates. (on opposite side (near 'Subway') is connection to T1 Qantas (domestic).
    International Terminal 2 of MEL - for     has two levels and is used for international flights by a multitude of international airlines.  T2 has been under significant renovation & expansion, adding a new passenger concourse with two gates and dual-level aerobridges for the A380 aircraft, as well as a new large area to the passenger lounge to include duty-free & specialty shops and a cafe. T2 has floor-to-ceiling windows and offers maximum comfort and amenities.
       The Ground Level of T2 (Arrivals) houses the Arrivals Hall, Information counter, baggage claim, customs check, Customs & Quarantine offices. Outside  is the T2 Taxi Rank, disabled pickup zone (15 mins), the bus stop for V-Line, Metlink, and suburban & regional buses. A walkway leads to Premium Parking and the Parking Garage.  The Arrivals area expansion project has now been completed.
       The First Level of T2 (Departures)  has check-in rows B/C, E/F, H/J & K/L (east to west) - past Check-in L (west side), you  enter T3's  Virgin & REX check-in facilities, with access to domestic gates;  past check-in A (east side) is the connector to Terminal 1 for Qantas & Jetstar domestic flights).  After T2 security check you enter the concourse with duty-free & other shops & amenities and access to gates 2-20.
Near Gate 7 is access to Lounges of Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia, Qantas Business, Singapoe & United airlines. 
Outside of this level you find special parking across from the main entrance (next to Virgin Blue checkin); and two one-minute drop-off zones on each side.
    Domestic Terminal 3 of MEL - for domestic flights of Virgin Australia & Rex (domestic) - has three levels and is used for domestic flights of Virgin Australia (and currently for :
       The Ground Level of T3 (Baggage Reclaim) houses the Arrivals Hall with an Information desk, customs, baggage caroussels. Outside is disabled pick-up zone (15 mins); bus stops for V-Line, Metlink & suburban & regional buses.
       The first level of T3 (Departures) houses check-in desks for Virgin,  with a large Virgin lounge, separate security screening leading to T3's Mezzanine Level with east Concourse gates 1-10 and west Concourse gates 11-19.  Some services & amenities are available on this level & in concourses. (Outside is disabled parking for 5 mins and a 1-minute drop-off zone).
NOTE: Renovation work has begun to update and enhance Terminal 3.

New Domestic Terminal 4
- eventually replacing 'old' T4 - is intended for low-cost flights of JetStar, Tigerair & REC Regional Express - located between T3 and 'old' T4. After completion of its first stage of development it officially opened in August 2015, with 10 self-service check-in kiosks & automated baggage drops on the ground level.  Level 1's departure lounge with floor-to-ceiling windorws and  great airfield views, offers 1,200 seats and already houses a number of food & drink and retail concessions, which will increase in the coming months. While Jetstar  & TigerAir have already moved into the new T4, REX (Regional Express) is now at the southern end of the terminal, but starts flight operations early 2016.    
Upon T4's completion, it will be covered under one roof with T1 & T3 (but with a long walk from the international T2).
T4 now has its own 7-level transport hub with dedicated dropoff/ pickup zones, bus interchange, taxi rank and 2,800 parking spaces.

Services and amenities inside the terminals  include shops, duty-free shops, food & drink establishments, currency exchange, ATM machines, wireless internet access, showers, first-aid stations, and a golf club.
    Airline Lounges at Melbourne Airport:
Cathay Pacific - T2, level 1;
Air New Zealand & United - T2, level 1; 
Emirates Lounge - T2, after customs take escalator to level 3.
Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge - T2, level 1;
Qantas Club - T1, level 1;  and  T2, level 1;
REX Lounge - T3, ground level;
Singapore's Silver Kris Lounge - T2, level 1; 
Virgin Blue - T3, Mezzanine.    

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