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

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Bus Skybus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Frankston Peninsula Express
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Dundas St/Point Nepean Rd 788

$16 - $42

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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

$3

3 alternative options

Bus via Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd  •  6 h 11 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

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

$250 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is to train and bus which costs $5 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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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 Frankston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 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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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $22 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min 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 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye is 117 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Rye.

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There are 480+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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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 37 min

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 and Frankston in around 3 h 37 min.

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
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Website
Skybus
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
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Frankston Station/Young St
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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