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

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the train from Ballarat to Maryborough Maryborough - Melbourne Via Ballarat

$11 - $17

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Night bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Havelock St/Clarendon St Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat

$11 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough 94 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Maryborough 94 miles

$320 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough is to train which costs $16 - $24 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Havelock St/Clarendon St via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Maryborough is 120 km. The road distance is 150.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough without a car is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $16 - $24.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Havelock St/Clarendon St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough is 150 km. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Maryborough. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough.
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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Maryborough via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross, and Ballarat in around 4 h 22 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 Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Ballarat to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Havelock St/Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Maryborough
Estimated price
$320 - $440

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