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There are 5 ways to get from Frankston to Harrietville by train, night train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, night train, bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross
  2. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1 622
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$46 - $181

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Bairnsdale  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Omeo Primary School/Great Alpine Rd 14
  3. Take the bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd

$39 - $52

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta 624
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$45 - $181

Bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd 901
  2. Take the bus from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

$42 - $56

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Frankston to Harrietville 392.7 km

$40 - $65

Frankston to Harrietville by train and bus

The journey time between Frankston and Harrietville is around 18h 42m and covers a distance of around 397 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 32m. Operated by Metro, V-Line, XPT and others, the Frankston to Harrietville service departs from Frankston and arrives in Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 42m
Fastest journey time:
17h 32m
Journey distance:
397 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:08
Last service departs at:
20:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankston to Harrietville train and bus schedules

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

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Frankston to Harrietville is to train and bus via Bairnsdale, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 11h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Harrietville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankston to Harrietville. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd via Broadmeadows, Wangaratta and Alpine Hotel/Anderson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 8m.

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The distance between Frankston and Harrietville is 221 km. The road distance is 392.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Harrietville without a car is to train and night train and bus which takes 8h 43m and costs $45 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8h 43m to get from Frankston to Harrietville, including transfers.

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Frankston to Harrietville bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Frankston station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Harrietville is 393 km. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Frankston to Harrietville.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Harrietville. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 220.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Frankston to Harrietville via Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows, Wangaratta, and Alpine Hotel/Anderson St in around 11h 8m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Night train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Website
XPT
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $160
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
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
Train from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$30 - $40
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 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
Bus from Broadmeadows to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$26 - $35
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Omeo Primary School/Great Alpine Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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