There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101 / ...

$26 - $35

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac
  2. Take the bus from Colac to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd Colac - Marengo Via Forrest, Skenes Creek & Apollo Bay

$25 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay 124.9 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Apollo Bay is 159 km. The road distance is 199.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Apollo Bay, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Apollo Bay via Geelong Station and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
gull.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Colac to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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