There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Melbourne - Geelong / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Apollo Bay & Geelong / ...

$6 - $10

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Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Apollo Bay & Geelong / ...

$38 - $40

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Bells Beach 65.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bells Beach 65.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach is to train and bus which costs $8 - $15 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Bells Beach. However, there are services departing from Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd via Melbourne Airport and Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bells Beach is 88 km. The road distance is 104.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $8 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Bells Beach bus services, operated by Gull, depart from Melbourne Airport station.

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Melbourne to Bells Beach bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Bells Beach is 104 km. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Melbourne to Bells Beach.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Bells Beach. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Bells Beach.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Bells Beach, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Bells Beach via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Melbourne Airport, Geelong Station, and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 4 h 4 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 Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Jarosite Rd/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Bells Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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