There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 479 bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 479 bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Sunbury Station/Brook St 479
  2. Take the train from Sunbury to Riddells Creek Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...

$4 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Riddells Creek Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell 20.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell 20.5 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Riddell 20.5 miles

$95 - $130

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell 20.5 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Riddell is 28 km. The road distance is 32.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell without a car is to line 479 bus and train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell is 33 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Riddell. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell. However, you can take the line 479 bus to Sunbury Station/Brook St, take the walk to Sunbury, then take the train to Riddells Creek. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Southern Cross in around 1 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 Sunbury to Riddells Creek
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Riddells Creek
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Sunbury Station/Brook St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$75 - $95
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Riddell
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Riddell
Estimated price
$95 - $130

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