Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

This world class 5-star hotel offers a sophisticated elegance, inspired design and exquisite service. The luxurious accommodation offers floor-to-ceiling windows and breath-taking panoramic city, bay or park views.

The hotel is ideally located at the Paris-end of Collins Street in the heart of the shopping, dining and theatre district of Melbourne’s city centre. Ideally placed for both business and leisure travellers, the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins is within walking distance of the Melbourne CBD, Federation Square and Princess Theatre. Public transport options are within easy reach allowing for access to the rest of Melbourne and beyond.

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Getting Here

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
Located in Collins Place
25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9653 0000

The hotel Concierge Desk can assist with rental vehicles, limousines, taxis and shuttles to and from the Airport and Melbourne city and surrounds.


Located in the heart of the city, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins is approximately 30 – 40 minutes (20minutes if taking CityLink Tollway) from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL). The driving distance is 23km one way.


SkyBus runs interconnecting express bus services between Melbourne Airport and Melbourne’s city centre, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Buses leave from Melbourne Airport T3 Arrival Drive and arrives at Southern Cross Station Bus Terminal. Single Adult Fare is $18 AUD One Way or $36 AUD Return. Tickets and timetable information can be viewed here.

From there, either walk to 1 Spencer St/Bourke St or 122 Southern Cross Station/Collins Street for a connecting tram (see below Public Transport Information).


A standard taxi costs approximately $60 AUD on way trip and takes approximately 19 minutes via the CityLink Tollway. Wheelchair accessible taxis can be booked via phone.

13 2227

Silvertop Taxis
131 008 


Dedicated Uber Zones are located outside Terminals 1, 2, 3 & 4 at Melbourne Airport. UberX, UberXL or uberASSIST can be booked to pick up, one-way trip costs approximately $50 AUD.


To travel on all trains, trams and buses in Melbourne, a “MYKI” electronic contactless smartcard must be purchased and loaded with enough monetary balance. You can purchase a myki and load money onto it at all Metro premium stations, 7-Eleven Stores and one of 800 retailers wherever you see the myki flag. More information about Myki and fares can be found here.


The closest train station is Parliament Railway Station, serviced by all major Metropolitan train lines. From there, exit via the Collins Street exit. Sofitel on Collins is a 1-minutes’ walk away.

Flinders Street Railway Station is approximately a 9 minutes’ walk (650 m).


From Collins Street, the closest tram stop is 8-Spring St/Collins St (Melbourne City) serviced by Routes 11, 12, 48, 109. 109 trams are wheelchair accessible. From there, Sofitel on Collins is a 1-minute walk (70m).

From Bourke Street, the closest tram stop is 9-Spring St/Bourke St (Melbourne City) serviced by Routes 86, 96.  From there, Sofitel on Collins is a 3 minutes’ walk (290m).


The closest public car parks are:

Collins Place Wilson Parking
72 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000

Hours of operation: 24 hours 7 days
For pricing and further details please click on the below link:

Secure Parking

32 Flinders Street Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours of operation: 24 hours 7 days
Early bird rates are available. For further details, please click on the below link:

Parking options at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Hotel:
In-House Guest Parking $55 AUD
Casual Valet Parking from $60 AUD

*Please note this is subject to availability and change



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Call for abstracts opens
15 February 2019

Registration opens
15 February 2019

Call for abstracts closes
31 May 2019

Oral and Poster acceptance emails sent
2 August 2019

Earlybird registration closes
15 August 2019