Preston in Melbourne’s North is located 30 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and 20 minutes from the airport. This lively suburb has lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and public transport operates frequently taking people to and from the city. The Preston Markets offer gourmet cuisine, hand-made goods and boutique homewares, including fresh fruit, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, crafts and more. There’s also the Northland Shopping Centre, with over 300 stores along with major department chains and a cinema. Here you’ll find dozens of popular brands including Myer, Target, Kmart, Coles, Woolworths and Hoyts Cinema.