There are 6 ways to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo by train, bus, tram, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Footscray to North Melbourne Williamstown / ...
  2. Take the train from North Melbourne to Royal Park Upfield

$3

5 alternative options

Line 402 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 402 bus from Footscray Station/Irving St to Melrose St/Canning St 402

$3

Line 402 bus, line 58 tram  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 402 bus from Footscray Station/Irving St to Melbourne University/Pelham St 402
  2. Take the line 58 tram from 11-Queensberry St/Peel St to 25-State Netball Hockey Centre/Royal Park 58

$6

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo 3.6 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo 3.6 miles

$9 - $13

Walk  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo 4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo is to train which costs $5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo is to taxi which costs $15 - $18 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Footscray and Melbourne Zoo is 5 km.

It takes approximately 33 min to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Footscray Station/Irving St station and arriving at Melrose St/Canning St. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo. However, there are services departing from Footscray and arriving at Royal Park via North Melbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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What companies run services between Footscray, VIC, Australia and Melbourne Zoo, VIC, Australia?

You can take a train from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo via North Melbourne and Royal Park in around 33 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Footscray to North Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Train from North Melbourne to Royal Park
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 11-Queensberry St/Peel St to 25-State Netball Hockey Centre/Royal Park
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Footscray Station/Irving St to Melrose St/Canning St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus from Footscray Station/Irving St to Melbourne University/Pelham St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
UberSELECT
$15 - $20
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
Taxi from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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