There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Casterton by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Wathen St/Henty St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$24 - $33

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Night bus, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Wathen St/Henty St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$24 - $34

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Casterton 222.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Casterton Memorial Hospital/Russell St

$147 - $315

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Wathen St/Henty St

$58 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Casterton is to train and bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Casterton is to drive which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $40 - $65.

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The distance between Melbourne and Casterton is 314 km. The road distance is 356 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Melbourne to Casterton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Casterton. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Wathen St/Henty St via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Casterton, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Casterton. However, you can take the train to Ballarat then take the bus to Wathen St/Henty St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Casterton via Ballarat in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Wathen St/Henty St
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Casterton Memorial Hospital/Russell St
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Wathen St/Henty St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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