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

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Waurn Ponds Geelong - Melbourne / ...

$19 - $22

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Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Waurn Ponds Geelong - Melbourne

$21 - $26

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds 59.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds 59.5 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle, line 42 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to McKillop Street, Geelong
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Little Myers St/Moorabool St to Eden Ct/Ghazeepore Rd 41 / ...

$25 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Waurn Ponds 59.5 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Waurn Ponds is 76 km. The road distance is 95.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 3 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Waurn Ponds. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds.
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  • Distance: 47.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Waurn Ponds, and Waurn Ponds Station/Sugargum Dr in around 3 h 3 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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Waurn Ponds
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
$13
Website
Skybus
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 Waurn Ponds
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to McKillop Street, Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Little Myers St/Moorabool St to Eden Ct/Ghazeepore Rd
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Waurn Ponds
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Waurn Ponds
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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