Melbourne

👥 Population: 5 million

🕑 Time Zone: Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST): UTC +10

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

Melbourne is said to be the cool, cultural, as well as sporting capital of Australia. It is the capital and largest city of the state Victoria.

Weather

Temperate oceanic climate. Summers can be very hot and winters cold and wet. Because of changeable weather conditions it can rain or feature cold snaps at any time. It's an average of 15°C in winter and 20°C in summer.

Getting around

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane, Taxi, Taxify, and local taxis

From airport

Melbourne Airport

Bus: With SkyBus it takes 20 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start from A$15.

Car rentals: VroomVroomVroom | Car Next Door | tramondo

Within

Public Transport Victoria

Methods: Bus, train, and tram

Where to live

The CBD: In the heart of the hustle and bustle.

St. Kilda: Historic neighbourhood next to beaches. Many restaurants.

Brunswick: Grungy & hip.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between A$1,200 and A$2,500 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between A$1,500 and A$3,200 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Queen Victoria Market

Prahran Market

South Melbourne Market

Supermarkets

Foodworks

IGA

Woolworths

Coles

Aldi

Convenience stores

7-Eleven

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

The Commons

Prices are from A$350 per month.