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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train, line 56 bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Melbourne - Geelong / ...
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St 56

$32 - $37

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Bus, line 56 bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong Melbourne - Geelong
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St 56

$31 - $37

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff 115.6 km

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1h 25m

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Queenscliff 115.6 km

$350 - $490

Shuttle, line 56 bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St 56

$37 - $38

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Queenscliff is 68 km. The road distance is 115.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff without a car is to train and line 56 bus which takes 3h 52m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff is 116 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Queenscliff. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff.
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  • Distance: 68.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Geelong, and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $16
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$11 - $16
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Queenscliff
Estimated price
$350 - $490

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