There are 4 ways to get from Frankston to Bendigo by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  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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Train, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross Frankston
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$13 - $18

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo

$34 - $74

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  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 and bus which costs $17 - $25 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Bendigo is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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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 3 h 38 min.

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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 3 h 38 min and costs $17 - $25.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min 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 3 h 38 min and costs $17 - $25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 107 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankston to Bendigo via Melbourne Airport in around 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Website
Skybus

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Frankston to Bendigo bus services, operated by Bendigo Airport Service, 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 2 h 20 min to drive from Frankston to Bendigo.

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