There are 5 ways to get from Frankston to Mallacoota by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$94 - $121

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Train, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dandenong to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$33 - $48

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Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Frankston to Mallacoota 311.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Essendon Airport, fly to Merimbula Airport, drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Flinders Street
  2. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  3. Drive from Merimbula Airport to Mallacoota

$138 - $146

Train to Melbourne, fly to Merimbula, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM
  3. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd

$152 - $397

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankston and Mallacoota is 412 km. The road distance is 498.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Mallacoota without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to get from Frankston to Mallacoota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Mallacoota is 498 km. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Frankston to Mallacoota.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Mallacoota. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankston to Mallacoota.
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  • Distance: 257.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Frankston to Mallacoota via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Bairnsdale, and opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd in around 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train 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
Train from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Flinders Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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
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 Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$114
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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