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

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Flinders Street Frankston

$3

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Bus, line 246 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Elsternwick/Elwood Peninsula Express
  2. Take the line 246 bus from Daley St/Glen Huntly Rd to Richmond 246

$16

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankston to Melbourne 28.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Frankston to Melbourne 28.4 miles

$4 - $6

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankston to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Richmond via Daley St/Glen Huntly Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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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 1 h 3 min.

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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 1 h 3 min and costs .

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The train from Frankston to Flinders Street takes 1 h 3 min 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 1 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 246 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 26 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Frankston to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankston to Melbourne via Elsternwick/Elwood and Daley St/Glen Huntly Rd in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Daley St/Glen Huntly Rd to Richmond
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Frankston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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

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