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

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Frankston Rosebud - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd 788

$23

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Bus via Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Frankston 901
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd 788

$9

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Train, bus  •  3h 44m

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

$28

Taxi  •  1h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye 117.3 km

$210 - $260

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye 117.3 km

$17 - $25

Towncar  •  1h 30m

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Rye 117.3 km

$360 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is to bus via Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd which costs $10 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd via Frankston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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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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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye without a car is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is 117 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye.

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There are 645+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye.
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  • Distance: 79.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye via Frankston in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Frankston
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Sunbury Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9740 8233
Website
sunburycabs.com.au
Crown Cabs Sunbury
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Website
melbourne-silver-service.com.au
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au
Melton Bacchus Marsh Taxicabs
Phone
+61 3 9746 9999
Website
meltoncabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$360 - $490

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