There are 7 ways to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo by train, bus, tram, taxi, towncar or foot

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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

6 alternative options

Line 216 bus, train  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 216 bus from Footscray Station/Irving St to Abbotsford St/Spencer St 216 / ...
  2. Take the train from North Melbourne to Royal Park Upfield

$6

Line 402 bus  •  42 min

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

$3

Line 220 bus, line 58 tram  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 220 bus from Barkly St/Victoria St to Bourke St/Queen St 216 / ...
  2. Take the line 58 tram from 5-Bourke St/William 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

$10 - $13

Uber  •  6 min

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

$10 - $14

Walk  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo 4 miles

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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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The distance between Footscray and Melbourne Zoo is 5 km.

The best way to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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

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Footscray to Melbourne Zoo bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Footscray Station/Irving St.

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Footscray to Melbourne Zoo train services, operated by Metro, depart from Footscray station.

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The best way to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo is to train which takes 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 402 bus, which costs and takes 42 min.

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Footscray to Melbourne Zoo bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Melrose St/Canning St station.

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Footscray to Melbourne Zoo train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Royal Park station.

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Map of how to get from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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
$6
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 5-Bourke St/William St to 25-State Netball Hockey Centre/Royal Park
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Footscray Station/Irving St to Abbotsford St/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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
$6
Bus from Barkly St/Victoria St to Bourke St/Queen St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$10 - $14
UberX
$10 - $14
Select
$15 - $20
UberXL
$15 - $20
Black
$25 - $35
Taxi from Footscray to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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