There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Avoca by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to 199 High St Maryborough - Ballarat

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Post Office/Sunraysia Hwy Melbourne - Mildura Via Ballarat & Donald

$14 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Avoca 113.8 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Avoca, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Avoca. However, you can take the train to Ballarat then take the bus to 199 High St. Alternatively, V-Line operates a vehicle from Melbourne to Avoca 6 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to 199 High St
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Post Office/Sunraysia Hwy
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Avoca is 154 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Avoca is to train and bus which costs $12 - $19 and takes 3 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Avoca is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $21 - $35.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Post Office/Sunraysia Hwy. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Melbourne to Avoca, including transfers.