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There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Traralgon Melbourne - Traralgon Via Pakenham, Moe & Morwell / ...

$10 - $15

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Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Traralgon Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale / ...

$11 - $16

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon 117.2 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon is to train which costs $14 - $20 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Traralgon via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Traralgon is 160 km. The road distance is 187.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $14 - $20.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $14 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $22 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Traralgon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon is 188 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon.
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  • Distance: 99.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Traralgon 6 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 19 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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus 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
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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