There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  1 h 20 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 Yarraman Cranbourne / ...

$16

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Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Keneally St/Cheltenham Rd 901

$3

6 alternative options

Bus, line 600 bus, line 828 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
  2. Take the line 600 bus from St Kilda Station/Fitzroy St to Cheltenham 600 / ...
  3. Take the line 828 bus from Cheltenham to Cheltenham Rd/George St 828

$16

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong 35.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong 35.7 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Dandenong 35.7 miles

$140 - $200

Shuttle  •  43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Dandenong

$11 - $85

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong 35.7 miles

$55 - $75

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Keneally St/Cheltenham Rd. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Dandenong is 47 km. The road distance is 57.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Cheltenham Rd/George St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong is 57 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Dandenong. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong via Fitzroy Street St Kilda, St Kilda Station/Fitzroy St, and Cheltenham in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Yarraman
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 Purple zone to Fitzroy Street St Kilda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from St Kilda Station/Fitzroy St to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Cheltenham to Cheltenham Rd/George St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Keneally St/Cheltenham Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $75
UberX
$55 - $75
Select
$85 - $110
UberXL
$85 - $110
Black
$120 - $160
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Dandenong
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Dandenong
Estimated price
$11 - $85

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