There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Bendigo by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus V-Line  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus Bendigo Airport Service  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo

$35 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bendigo 94.5 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Bendigo is to bus which costs $14 - $20 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Bendigo is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bendigo is 132 km. The road distance is 151.2 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Bendigo takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl station. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Bendigo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Bendigo hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne to Bendigo once a week. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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