Getting Around Melbourne

Melbourne International Airport (MLB) serves Florida's Space and Treasure Coasts with domestic and international passenger and air freight service. Utilizing convenient, state-of-the-art facilities, the Melbourne International Airport is served by Delta Airlines as well as regional carriers. The Airport also provides services including charter passenger flights, private aviation, and air freight flights.

Other nearby airports include: Orlando International Airport (MCO) 64 miles NW of Melbourne; Orlando-Sanford International Airport (SFB) 84 miles NW of Melbourne; Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) 90 miles N of Melbourne.

U.S. Route 1 or Harbor City Boulevard (the local street name) runs parallel to the Indian River on the eastern side of the city. This road allows access to the beaches over 3 causeways: Pineda, Eau Gallie, and Melbourne. U.S. Route 192, locally named New Haven Avenue and Strawbridge Avenue (downtown), passes through commercial, entertainment, and retail areas of Melbourne. It serves as a route to Kissimmee and the tourist corridor of Orlando to the west, and the town of Indialantic to the east via the Melbourne Causeway. Interstate 95 is a 4 laned interstate that passes through the city limits, with 3 exit ramps (U.S. Route 192 (Exit 180), Eau Gallie Blvd. (Exit 183) (formerly Sarno Rd.), and Wickham Rd. (Exit 191). It serves as a north-south route in the metropolitan area. SR A1A road runs along the beaches and provides access to other areas of Brevard County.

The Union Cypress Company Railroad ran east to west through south Melbourne in the early 1900s. The mill town of Hopkins was near the present day streets of Mill Street and Main Street. The Florida East Coast Railway runs through Melbourne, staying west of U.S. 1 through its entire run.

Space Coast Area Transit is the name of the local Brevard County bus service. It is a cheap way to get around and is handicap accessible. Buses travel to most sites and places of interest. $1.25 per ride, or $35 for a monthly pass.