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There are 4 ways to get from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Wangaratta Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour
  2. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Mount Beauty - Melbourne Via Bright

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Train, bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Melbourne - Albury Via Seymour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Mount Beauty - Melbourne Via Bright

Night train, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 622
  2. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St Mount Beauty - Melbourne Via Bright

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville 340.9 km

Flinders Street Station to Harrietville by train and bus

The journey time between Flinders Street Station and Harrietville is around 13h 5m and covers a distance of around 354 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8h 26m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 55m. Operated by Metro, V-Line, XPT and others, the Flinders Street Station to Harrietville service departs from Flinders Street and arrives in Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 39m
Layover time:
8h 26m
Total time:
13h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 55m
Journey distance:
354 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:48
Last service departs at:
17:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Flinders Street Station to Harrietville train and bus schedules

Flinders Street Station → Harrietville
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harrietville is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Harrietville is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Harrietville is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd via Wangaratta and Alpine Hotel/Anderson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Flinders Street Station and Harrietville is 212 km. The road distance is 340.9 km.

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The best way to get from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville without a car is to bus which takes 7h 20m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville, including transfers.

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Flinders Street Station to Harrietville bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Flinders Street Station to Harrietville bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Alpine Hotel/Anderson St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Flinders Street Station to Harrietville is 341 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Harrietville. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 212 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Flinders Street Station, VIC, Australia and Harrietville, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Flinders Street Station to Harrietville via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Wangaratta, and Alpine Hotel/Anderson St in around 7h 20m.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$29 - $40
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Website
XPT
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Night train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Website
XPT
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$27 - $40
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14

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