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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$24 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$29 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. 101 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 51 min

  1. 101 miles

$360 - $490

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Colac 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Colac via Geelong Station and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 3 h 34 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
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Colac
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Colac
Estimated price
$360 - $490

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Colac is 133 km. The road distance is 162 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Colac is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 1 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Colac is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $19 - $28.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Colac. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Colac via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Colac, including transfers.