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There are 5 ways to get from Frankston to Lilydale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Richmond Frankston
  2. Take the train from Richmond to Lilydale Lilydale

$3

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Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankston Station/Young St to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy 901

$6

Bus via Lilydale  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankston Station/Young St to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy 901
  2. Take the bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Lilydale 670 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankston to Lilydale 34.8 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Frankston to Lilydale 34.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Frankston to Lilydale is to train which costs $5 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Lilydale is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankston station to Lilydale. However, there are services departing from Frankston Station/Young St and arriving at Lilydale via Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankston to Lilydale. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Lilydale via Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Frankston and Lilydale is 48 km. The road distance is 55.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Lilydale without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $5.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Frankston to Lilydale, including transfers.

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Frankston to Lilydale bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Frankston Station/Young St.

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

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The best way to get from Frankston to Lilydale is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankston to Lilydale.
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  • Distance: 30.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Frankston to Lilydale via Richmond in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Frankston to Lilydale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Richmond to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston Station/Young St to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
PTV Night Network
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Frankston to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Frankston to Lilydale bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Lilydale station.

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Frankston to Lilydale train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Lilydale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Lilydale is 56 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Frankston to Lilydale.

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There are 354+ hotels available in Lilydale. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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