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

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Train, line 56 bus  •  3 h 45 min

  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

$6 - $9

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Night bus, line 56 bus  •  4 h 48 min

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

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff 72.3 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Queenscliff 72.3 miles

$250 - $350

Shuttle, line 56 bus  •  3 h 15 min

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

$25 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff is to night bus and line 56 bus which costs $8 - $13 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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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 4 h 48 min.

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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 3 h 45 min and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min 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 1 h 24 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff.

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There are 445+ hotels available in Queenscliff. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff.
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  • Distance: 42.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenscliff. However, you can take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Geelong, take the walk to Geelong Station/Railway Tce, then take the line 56 bus to Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle 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 4 h 48 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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Queenscliff Post Office/Hesse St
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Queenscliff
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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