There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 685 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Lilydale Lilydale
  2. Take the line 685 bus from Lilydale to Healesville Sanctuary/Gleneadie Ave 685

$16

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy 684

$16

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary 46.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary 46.4 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Healesville Sanctuary 46.4 miles

$170 - $240

Uber  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary 46.4 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Healesville Sanctuary/Gleneadie Ave via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Healesville Sanctuary is 60 km. The road distance is 74.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary without a car is to train and line 685 bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary is 74 km. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary.

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There are 168+ hotels available in Healesville Sanctuary. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary.
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  • Distance: 37.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary once daily. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lilydale to Healesville Sanctuary/Gleneadie Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Healesville Sanctuary
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $95
UberX
$75 - $95
Select
$110 - $140
UberXL
$110 - $140
Black
$150 - $200
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Healesville Sanctuary
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Healesville Sanctuary
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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