There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo

$21 - $35

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$23 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo 83.5 miles

$11 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo 83.5 miles

$290 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Bendigo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Bendigo is 113 km. The road distance is 133.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $30 - $45.

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The bus from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo bus services, operated by Bendigo Airport Service, depart from Melbourne Airport station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo bus services, operated by Bendigo Airport Service, arrive at Bendigo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo is 134 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo.
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  • Distance: 70.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Bendigo Airport Service operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Bendigo hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 50 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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo
Estimated price
$290 - $400

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