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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Cape Schanck by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston
  2. Take a taxi from Frankston to Cape Schanck

Cheapest option

Line 907 bus, bus, line 788 bus

  1. Take the line 907 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St
  2. Take the bus from Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd to Frankston
  3. Take the line 788 bus from Frankston to Rosebud Plaza/Point Nepean Rd

3 alternative options

Train, line 788 bus

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston
  2. Take the line 788 bus from Frankston to Rosebud Village SC/Point Nepean Rd

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Cape Schanck

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cape Schanck
Melbourne → Cape Schanck
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cape Schanck is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cape Schanck is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Cape Schanck is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cape Schanck is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne to Cape Schanck is to taxi which takes 1h 12m and costs $180 - $220.

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The distance between Melbourne and Cape Schanck is 72 km. The road distance is 101.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Cape Schanck without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 43m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Melbourne to Cape Schanck, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Cape Schanck is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Melbourne to Cape Schanck.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Cape Schanck. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Cape Schanck.
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  • Distance: 72.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Cape Schanck via Mitcham Station/Colombo St, Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd, Frankston, and Rosebud Plaza/Point Nepean Rd in around 4h 29m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Rosebud Village SC/Point Nepean Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Frankston to Rosebud Plaza/Point Nepean Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Frankston to Cape Schanck
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Frankston Taxi 24
Phone
+61 3 9002 4021
Website
frankstontaxi24.com.au
Frankston Radio Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9786 3322
Website
131008.com
Frankston Dandenong Taxi
Phone
+61457060706
Website
frankstondandenongtaxis.com.au
13 Book Cabs
Phone
1300619769
Website
13bookcab.com.au

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