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

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Bus  •  10h 29m

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

$94 - $121

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Train, bus  •  10h 41m

  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 Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$33 - $48

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Drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Frankston to Mallacoota 311.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Merimbula, bus  •  8h 39m

  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

Train, fly to Moruya, bus  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Moruya (MYA) MEL - MYA
  3. Take the bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd

$236 - $469

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The cheapest way to get from Frankston to Mallacoota is to train and bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Mallacoota is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 5h 46m.

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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 10h 29m and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 10h 29m 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 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Mallacoota is 498 km. It takes approximately 5h 46m 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 17+ hotels available in Mallacoota. Prices start at $81 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: 10h 29m

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 10h 29m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Merimbula
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
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
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
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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