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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston.
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  • Distance: 36.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Frankston, VIC, Australia?

Metro operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 hour 11 minutes. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 4 hours 10 minutes. Skybus also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Frankston Station/Young St
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Frankston
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Frankston
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Frankston
Estimated price
$12 - $95

How far is it from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston?

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Frankston is 58 km. The road distance is 68 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston is to drive which costs $9 and takes 57 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston is to taxi which takes 57 minutes and costs $150.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Frankston?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Frankston Station/Young St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 hours 10 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston?

It takes approximately 1 hour 49 minutes to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Frankston, including transfers.