YHA Melbourne Central is an exciting backpacker hostel in Melbourne’s vibrant CBD. Our hostel has modern facilities including a large ground floor communal area with free Wi-Fi, fully equipped self-catering kitchen, a bar with a TV dedicated to sports, TV room and a rooftop with a BBQ and stunning views of the Melbourne skyline. For the gym junkies, we have $5 a day passes to Plus Fitness 24/7, a few minutes walk from the hostel. Sign up for our regular trivia nights, pub crawls, walking tours and ping pong competitions, as well any extra activities throughout the year. Our friendly staff can give you all the insider information about the best things to do, see and visit in Melbourne, plus they can book you a great tour around Victoria or the rest of the country. Located within the free tram zone, a short walk from Southern Cross station and with the free City Circle tram right outside, you’re ideally located to explore all of Melbourne’s sites. From YHA Melbourne Central, you can easily visit Etihad Stadium, Melbourne Aquarium, Eureka Skydeck, Flinders St Station, Federation Square, the Yarra River, the MCG, Bourke St Mall and so much more! Any group booking of 10 or more people must book direct with YHA. We do not accept group bookings through this website. So what are you waiting for? Book a bed at YHA Melbourne Central today. Getting to the hostel: Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) – 26 km: SkyBus to city $18 (runs 24 hours). Tickets are available from the hostel reception online or at Tullamarine airport. Alternatively a Taxi is approximately $48 to the hostel. Avalon Airport – 61km: Bus service runs between Avalon and Franklin Street Terminal for only $20 for adults and $9.50 for children (4-14yrs) 400 m from Southern Cross Station which is the main arrival point for regional and interstate Buses. There is no parking available at hostel. Nearby paid parking is available but is not affiliated with the hostel. A Taxi from the airport costs between $50-$60 depending on the time of day and takes approximately 35 minutes. No booking is necessary, they run 24 hours and can be hailed from the front of the hostel. 400 m from Southern Cross Station – Melbourne’s main arrival point for regional and interstate trains. From Southern Cross Station just turn right down Spencer Street towards the river then turn left at Flinders Street and walk 20 metres.