Getting to Mildura

The Mildura region is renowned for its big skies, rich earth and welcoming locals. Experience respected wine and bountiful local produce that is chosen in the preparation of great food served up at quality restaurants and available at markets, eateries and cellar doors. Discover breathtaking natural beauty, Mediterranean climate and fascinating local histories. All of this is located near the region’s life source – the wide, ceaselessly flowing Murray River.

SuniTAFE's Mildura Campus is located on Benetook Ave between 11th and 14th streets. You can’t miss it – it’s massive! The campus features state-of-the-art facilities, including a child care and kindergarten centre, the region’s largest academic library, a bookshop with a wealth of art supplies, a training restaurant, a beauty salon and a hairdressing salon. Our fully operational 30-hectare horticultural training farm is just down the road in Cardross. At SuniTAFE Mildura, our staff are committed to the success of our students, including dedicated teams to assist and support young students, disabled students, Indigenous students and international students.


V/Line bus services connect to Melbourne and other areas of western and northern Victoria and South Australia.


A number of airlines fly the one-hour trip between Mildura and Melbourne. The Mildura airport is approximately 11 kilometres from the city centre. From the airport you can take a 10 minute taxi ride or an Airbus shuttle by calling +61 3 50 221 309 or +61 428 507 351.

Flying from Melbourne International Airport (MEL) to Mildura (MQL) is the most convenient way to arrive and takes approximately 1 hour. Three airlines operate daily return services between Melbourne and Mildura.

From the Melbourne International Airport, students should take a Skybus service to Southern Cross Station (Skybus operates 24 hours a day $19.50 one way and then purchase a V/Line ticket to Mildura (train to Swan Hill or Bendigo and connecting bus to Mildura 


A daily train and coach service from Melbourne to Mildura is operated by the train service V/Line (trains run to Swan Hill or Bendigo, and connect with buses to Mildura).


The campus is a 20-minute walk from the town centre. Buses are also available and Sunraysia bus link connects the city centre and East Mildura.


  • Wear comfortable, layered clothing to make adjustments to local weather conditions and bring a change of clothes in your hand luggage suitable for the season you are arriving in.
  • Take a pen to complete your Incoming Passenger Card before landing in Australia. This is a legal document and asks the purpose of your visit to Australia, where you will be staying and is also the customs declaration form. Don’t be afraid to ask airline staff if you have any questions.
  • Keep printed copies of your visa grant notification letter, your SuniTAFE enrolment information, where you will be staying, and your vaccination form along with your passport and tickets in your hand luggage.
  • Drink plenty of water and stretch regularly.
  • Don’t take any food off the plane as this could be a quarantine risk.
  • Try to relax and get some sleep, especially if you will be arriving in Australia in the early morning.

International Student Arrival Services

As soon as you have finalised your travel plans to Mildura please complete this form and email it to:

It is important that this form is returned to the International Students Unit no later than 7 working days prior to your date of arrival. Free arrival service is available to newly arriving international students only.