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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 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 Ballarat Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...

$21 - $26

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Sovereign Hill/Bradshaw St Geelong - Bendigo Via Ballarat

$28 - $31

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill 69.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill 69.4 miles

$9 - $15

Shuttle  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Ballarat

$26 - $34

Towncar  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Sovereign Hill 69.4 miles

$250 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Sovereign Hill is 87 km. The road distance is 111 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Sovereign Hill/Bradshaw St via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill.
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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill via Geelong Station and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 3 h 31 min.

Train operators
V-Line
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 Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
Skybus
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
gull.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Sovereign Hill/Bradshaw St
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Airport Shuttlebus
Phone
+613 5333 4181
Email
info@airportshuttlebus.com.au
Website
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Book at
airportshuttlebus.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Sovereign Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Sovereign Hill
Estimated price
$250 - $340

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