There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night bus or car

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Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St

$146 - $308

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Train, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$32 - $41

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Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool, bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Hamilton Station/Station St

$57 - $252

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland, bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Portland (PTJ) MEB - PTJ
  2. Take the bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Supermarket/Brown St

$59 - $269

Shuttle, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$38 - $50

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$32 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton 180.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Hamilton is 249 km. The road distance is 288.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Hamilton Station/Station St via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hamilton. However, you can fly to Mount Gambier, take the taxi to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East, then take the bus to Hamilton. Alternatively, you can take the line 478 bus to Airport West SC/Louis St, take the walk to 59-Airport West/Matthews Ave, take the line 59 tram to 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd, take the walk to Melbourne Essendon Apt airport, fly to Warrnambool, take the taxi to Warrnambool, then take the bus to Hamilton.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland via Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Supermarket/Brown St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Airport Shuttlebus
Phone
+613 5333 4181
Email
info@airportshuttlebus.com.au
Website
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Book at
airportshuttlebus.com.au

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