Barkly Backpackers is ideally located for exploring St Kilda and Melbourne.

Within walking distance of the hostel you’ll find St Kilda beach and other local attractions including The Esplanade Hotel (The Espy) and Luna Park.

Trams and buses are within two minutes walk from Barkly Backpackers along busy and well-lit streets.

Getting here

From Melbourne airport
Take the Frankston and Peninsula Airport Shuttle from the Direct Buses Zone, located on the ground floor, second lane, opposite the international terminal. Get off at the stop just down the street at 96 Barkly Street.

The shuttle runs 6am until 6pm. Outside of these hours take the 24/7 SkyBus to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne’s CBD.

From Avalon Airport
Sita Coaches operate an Airport Bus service between Avalon Airport and Southern Cross Station. The Airport Bus currently meets all Jetstar flights on a set timetable and takes approximately 50 minutes to Melbourne.

From Southern Cross Station
Walk out the front of the station to Spencer Street. Take tram number 96 towards St Kilda (see below for important ticket information). Get off at stop no. 138 (Luna Park). Walk around towards the back of McDonald’s, cross the road and walk along Fawker St. A few minutes walk will see you (near an intersection) at Barkly St. Barkly Backpackers is located across the road next to the fish and chip shop.

Travelling on Melbourne public transport

For all travel on Melbourne’s trams, trains and buses you will need a Myki card. Buy your Myki card and travel credit BEFORE you travel. You can buy a card at train stations, selected retail outlets including all 7-Eleven stores and onboard buses. You can register your myki so that your balance is protected in case your card is lost or stolen.

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Barkly Backpackers

61 3 9913 7286
102 Barkly Street, Sti Kilda
Melbourne 3182
Victoria, Australia