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There are 3 ways to get from Frankston to Bendigo by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross Frankston
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$13 - $18

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Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport Peninsula Express
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...

$38 - $69

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Frankston to Bendigo 124.1 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Frankston to Bendigo is to train which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Bendigo is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankston to Bendigo. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Bendigo via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankston to Bendigo. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Bendigo via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Frankston and Bendigo is 171 km. The road distance is 198.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Bendigo without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs $18 - $26.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Frankston to Bendigo, including transfers.

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Frankston to Bendigo bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Frankston station.

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Frankston to Bendigo train services, operated by Metro, depart from Frankston station.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Bendigo is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs $18 - $26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $100 and takes 4h 33m.

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  • Distance: 107 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Frankston, VIC, Australia and Bendigo, VIC, Australia?

You can take a train from Frankston to Bendigo via Southern Cross in around 3h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankston to Bendigo via Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St in around 4h 33m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus operators
Skybus
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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Frankston to Bendigo bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo station.

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Frankston to Bendigo train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Bendigo is 199 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Frankston to Bendigo.

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