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

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Bus, line 906 bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St City - Melbourne Airport
  2. Take the line 906 bus from King St/Lonsdale St to Warrandyte Reserve/Heidelberg-Warrandyte Rd 906

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Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy 901

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Bus, train, line 364 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ringwood
  3. Take the line 364 bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Harding Rd/Ringwood-Warrandyte Rd 364

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley 44.4 km

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley 44.4 km

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Yarra Valley 44.4 km

Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley by bus and walk

The journey time between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Yarra Valley is around 2h 7m and covers a distance of around 60 km. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. Operated by Skybus and Metropolitan buses, the Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley service departs from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arrives in Harding Rd/Warrandyte-Ringwood Rd. Typically 253 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

253 Weekly Services
2h 7m Average Duration
$23 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Harding Rd/Warrandyte-Ringwood Rd via King St/Lonsdale St and Warrandyte Reserve/Heidelberg-Warrandyte Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Yarra Valley is 35 km. The road distance is 44.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley without a car is to bus and line 906 bus which takes 2h 7m and costs $23.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Warrandyte Reserve/Heidelberg-Warrandyte Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley is 44 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley.
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  • Distance: 35.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, King St/Lonsdale St, and Warrandyte Reserve/Heidelberg-Warrandyte Rd in around 2h 7m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ringwood
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Website
Skybus
Book at
Skybus
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from King St/Lonsdale St to Warrandyte Reserve/Heidelberg-Warrandyte Rd
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Harding Rd/Ringwood-Warrandyte Rd
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Yarra Valley
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Sunbury Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9740 8233
Website
sunburycabs.com.au
Crown Cabs Sunbury
Phone
1300 12 13 14
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
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
1300 12 13 14
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
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Yarra Valley
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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