There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cranbourne Cranbourne

$16

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Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Dandenong 901

$6

5 alternative options

Bus, line 791 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Frankston Peninsula Express
  2. Take the line 791 bus from Frankston Station/Fletcher Rd to Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre/Sladen St 791

$16 - $42

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne 46 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne 46 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Cranbourne 46 miles

$170 - $240

Shuttle  •  55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Cranbourne

$11 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre/Sladen St via Frankston Station/Fletcher Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Cranbourne is 62 km. The road distance is 73.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre/Sladen St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne is 74 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Cranbourne. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne.
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  • Distance: 39 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne via Frankston and Frankston Station/Fletcher Rd in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cranbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
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
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston Station/Fletcher Rd to Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre/Sladen St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cranbourne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Cranbourne
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Cranbourne
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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