Birches Serviced Apartments
160 Simpson Street
East Melbourne 3002
Both Starbus & Bluebird run 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.
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 & Bluebird 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.
Book our 'Autumn Special' rates and receive a Complimentary Snack Platter, FREE WIFI and FREE Secure Car Parking (Value $15), Late Checkout (12 noon Value $50).check rates
During the months of May through July we are offering a complimentary late check out (value $50) at 12pm/noon to our guests that book direct, for 2 nights or more.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
In the master bedroom there is a queen sized bed with French doors opening onto the front garden. The 2nd bedroom has a queen bed. Each bedroom has its own TV. There is one sofa bed in the lounge room as well as a comfortable deluxe air bed. This townhouse can sleep up to 6 people very comfortably.check rates
when you book directly with us. You get the best deal.