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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston Frankston
  2. Take the train from Frankston to Stony Point Stony Point

$156 - $196

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Dandenong Cranbourne / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St Melbourne - Cowes or Inverloch Via Dandenong & Koo Wee Rup

$25 - $30

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Phillip Island 100.9 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Phillip Island 100.9 miles

$350 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Phillip Island is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Phillip Island is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Phillip Island is 96 km. The road distance is 161.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Phillip Island, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Phillip Island via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross, Frankston, and Stony Point in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Train from Frankston to Stony Point
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Train from Southern Cross to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Phillip Island
Estimated price
$350 - $490

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