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

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Bus, taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballan Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ballan to Blackwood

$35 - $43

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballan Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ballan to Blackwood

$34 - $42

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Blackwood 55.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Blackwood 55.1 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Blackwood is 69 km. The road distance is 88.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Blackwood without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Melbourne to Blackwood, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Blackwood is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Melbourne to Blackwood.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Blackwood. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Blackwood.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Blackwood. However, you can take the bus to Ballan then take the taxi to Blackwood. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ballan then take the taxi to Blackwood.

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 Ballan
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballan
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Ballan to Blackwood
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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