Birches Serviced Apartments
160 Simpson Street
East Melbourne 3002
Starbus runs to limited hours, EARLY MORNING TO EVENING ONLY. They will collect you from Tullamarine airport and drop you off at the front doors of Birches.
Premium Taxis run 24/7.
A 24 hour service, this may be more suitable for an early arrival at the airport but only goes as far into the city as the Southern Cross Train Station Bus Terminal 24 hours.
From there you can catch a taxi at the front of the station or use public transport, dependent on your arrival time at Southern Cross Station.
From Collins Street route 12 tram to Victoria Gardens OR route 109 tram to Box Hill – alight at Stop 18 – corner of Hoddle Street & Victoria Parade. Cross to the south side of Victoria Parade and walk back towards the City about 70 metres, turn left into Simpson Street and walk 100 metres to the main entrance.
If you use these transfer services allow about 1.5 hours for travel time, if you have a 9.20 am flight you would probably be needing a 7.00 am pick up.
This is dependent on your check-in time at the airport.
Starbus & Premium Taxis will collect you from the front of the building.
There is no public transport available as a direct service to, or from, Tullamarine Airport.
https://www.silvertop.com.au/fare-estimator Phone 131 008
A taxi will cost approximately $65 - $75 one way, direct from Tullamarine Airport to our front door.
https://www.sitacoaches.com.au/avalon Phone 03 9689 7999
If you are arriving/departing from Avalon Airport we suggest reserving a seat for the Avalon Airport transfer service AT LEAST 48 HOURS BEFORE YOU TRAVEL. Within 48 hours you can call them direct.
Avalon airport is about an hour's drive from the CBD.
Transfer Service Depart from the Firefly Coaches counter in the bus terminal at Southem Cross Train Station. Each service is timed to meet all departing and arriving flights.
Starbus (03) 8378 8700 & Bluebird 1300 258 324 offer a door to door Airport Shuttle.
Pick up spot is outside on ground level Arrivals Drive, Middle section, SIGN 1D as per picture
free wifiAvailable in all apartments
best price guarantee-after all you are booking directly with the hotel (via this website, phone or email)
pet friendly accommodationPets allowed subject to restrictions, fee applies.
If you need to self-isolate away from family and housemates Birches Serviced Apartments can provide you with a self contained one bedroom apartment. To access our special 14 day rate please call our friendly staff on 03 9417 2344 or email email@example.com  We have secure on-site parking* available we can package with your accommodation.  You are welcome to bring your pet* with you to keep you company as we have a number of pet friendly apartments available.  Welcome Kit for Self-Isolaters All Self-Isolaters should be rewarded for doing the right thing for humanity at large so to help them we will provide them with wipes, soap/sanitiser, tissues, 14 pairs of gloves and some delectable choccies to help keep the spirit up and taste buds happy :-) Please discuss your needs with our friendly staff. Please note *surcharges may apply for parking and pets.check rates
Walk – Take Albert Street for the most direct route or meander through the Fitzroy Gardens and include some mindfulness in your day. Cycle – See reception for access to a Birches Bike or Jump onto the JUMP website for an electric bike near you. Taxi or Ride Share – All transport operators are mindful of your needs. Book a taxi or your ride share of choice. Tram – You will find tram routes 12 & 109 at the end of our street see PTV for timetables and more details.check rates
Our apartments have been designed with comfort and convenience in mind. All apartments feature modern kitchen with dining table. Each apartment is tastefully decorated and features quality furnishing and fittings.check rates
All our apartments have a lovely view over Simpson Street from large windows in the lounge and bedroom.check rates
Extra adult or child $30. Large bathroom with wheelchair accessible access to shower. Bedding configuration is a double sized bed.check rates
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