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

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Bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Leongatha Melbourne - Yarram Via Koo Wee Rup & Leongatha

$22 - $26

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Morwell Melbourne - Traralgon Via Pakenham, Moe & Morwell / ...
  2. Take the bus from Morwell Bus Interchange/Commercial Rd to Leongatha Wonthaggi - Traralgon Via Inverloch, Leongatha & Mirboo Nth

$23 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha 98.7 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Leongatha 98.7 miles

$330 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Leongatha via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Leongatha is 131 km. The road distance is 157.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 39 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Leongatha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha is 158 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Leongatha. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha.
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  • Distance: 82.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Leongatha every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Morwell
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Leongatha
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Morwell Bus Interchange/Commercial Rd to Leongatha
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Leongatha
Estimated price
$330 - $460

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