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There are 4 ways to get from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo by train, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Geelong to Southern Cross Geelong - Melbourne / ...

$8 - $10

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Night bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Geelong to Footscray Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong

$8 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo 47.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo 47.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo. However, there are services departing from Geelong and arriving at Melrose St/Canning St via Footscray Station/Irving St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo. However, there are services departing from Geelong and arriving at Royal Park via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Geelong and Melbourne Zoo is 66 km. The road distance is 75.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs $11 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo, including transfers.

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Geelong to Melbourne Zoo bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Geelong station.

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Geelong to Melbourne Zoo train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Geelong station.

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Geelong to Melbourne Zoo bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Footscray station.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo.
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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between Geelong, VIC, Australia and Melbourne Zoo, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Geelong to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
Night bus from Geelong to Footscray
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Geelong to Melbourne Zoo train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Southern Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geelong to Melbourne Zoo is 75 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Geelong to Melbourne Zoo.

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There are 1920+ hotels available in Melbourne Zoo. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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