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

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross Frankston
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Melton Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Mentone to Sunshine Station/Dickson St 903

$3

3 alternative options

Bus, line 456 bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  3. Take the bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St 216 / ...
  4. Take the line 456 bus from Sunshine Station/Dickson St to Melton Civic Centre/High St 456

$29 - $55

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankston to Melton 53.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Frankston to Melton 53.4 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Frankston to Melton. However, there are services departing from Frankston and arriving at Melton Civic Centre/High St via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Lonsdale St/Spencer St and Sunshine Station/Dickson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Frankston and Melton is 70 km. The road distance is 85.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankston to Melton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Frankston to Melton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankston to Melton is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 456 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Frankston to Melton bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Melton Civic Centre/High St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankston to Melton is 85 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Frankston to Melton.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Melton. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankston to Melton.
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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Frankston to Melton via Southern Cross and Melton in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankston to Melton via Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Lonsdale St/Spencer St, and Sunshine Station/Dickson St in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
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 Southern Cross to Melton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Frankston to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Website
Skybus
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Sunshine Station/Dickson St to Melton Civic Centre/High St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Mentone to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Lonsdale St/Spencer St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Frankston to Melton
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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