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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac
  2. Take a taxi from Colac to Cape Otway

$130 - $164

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Melbourne - Geelong / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101 / ...

$52 - $73

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101 / ...

$84 - $103

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cape Otway 138 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cape Otway is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Cape Otway is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Cape Otway is 171 km. The road distance is 220.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Melbourne to Cape Otway, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Cape Otway, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Cape Otway via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Melbourne Airport, Geelong Station, Geelong Station/Railway Tce, and Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd in around 6 h 21 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Colac
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 Colac to Cape Otway
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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