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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Apollo Bay & Geelong / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Apollo Bay & Geelong / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Bells Beach 65.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bells Beach 65.2 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach is to night bus and bus which costs $8 - $14 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Bells Beach. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bells Beach is 88 km. The road distance is 104.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $8 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Bells Beach bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne to Bells Beach bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Bells Beach is 104 km. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Melbourne to Bells Beach.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Bells Beach. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Bells Beach, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Bells Beach. However, you can take the train to Geelong, take the walk to Geelong Station/Railway Tce, then take the bus to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Bells Beach via Geelong and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Bells Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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