There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Buchan Caves by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. 12

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. 12

$22 - $30

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. 222.2 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Buchan Caves, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Buchan Caves via Bairnsdale and Lousadas Rd/Buchan - Buchan Rd in around 6 h 51 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Lousadas Rd/Buchan - Buchan Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 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
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Buchan Caves is 284 km. The road distance is 355 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Buchan Caves is to train and bus which costs $27 - $40 and takes 6 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Buchan Caves is to drive which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $40 - $65.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Buchan Caves. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Lousadas Rd/Buchan - Buchan Rd via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Melbourne to Buchan Caves, including transfers.