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

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Train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Flinders Street Frankston

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport Peninsula Express

$26 - $52

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from Frankston to Melbourne 28.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from Frankston to Melbourne 28.4 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Frankston to Melbourne is to train which costs $5 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankston to Melbourne is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankston to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankston and arriving at Flinders Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

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The distance between Frankston and Melbourne is 39 km. The road distance is 45.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Melbourne without a car is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs $5.

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The train from Frankston to Flinders Street takes 1h 4m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Frankston to Melbourne bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Frankston station.

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

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The best way to get from Frankston to Melbourne is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 1h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Frankston to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

Metro operates a train from Frankston to Melbourne every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 4m. Alternatively, Skybus operates a bus from Frankston to Melbourne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 32m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Flinders Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Skybus
Other operators
Taxi from Frankston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Frankston to Melbourne bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Melbourne Airport station.

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Frankston to Melbourne train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Flinders Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Melbourne is 45 km. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Frankston to Melbourne.

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