There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye 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, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston Frankston
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Dundas St/Point Nepean Rd 788

$16

Cheapest option

Bus via Frankston  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Frankston Station/Young St 901
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Dundas St/Point Nepean Rd 788

$6

3 alternative options

Bus Skybus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Rosebud

$16 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye 73.3 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Rye 73.3 miles

$260 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is to bus which costs $9 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Rye is 79 km. The road distance is 117.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Dundas St/Point Nepean Rd via Rosebud Village SC/Point Nepean Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $23.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye.
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  • Distance: 49.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

Skybus operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Dundas St/Point Nepean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Frankston Station/Young St
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Skybus
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$260 - $360

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