There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

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Train V-Line, line 460 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Caroline Springs Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Caroline Springs Station/Christies Rd to The Crossing/Caroline Springs Bvd 460

$4 - $5

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Bus, line 426 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bourke St/Queen St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St 219 / ...
  2. Take the line 426 bus from Sunshine Station/Dickson St to Caroline Springs Square SC 426

$3

4 alternative options

Train Metro, line 460 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Watergardens Sunbury
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd to The Crossing/Caroline Springs Bvd 460 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Caroline Springs 18.8 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Caroline Springs 18.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Caroline Springs 18.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs is to bus and line 426 bus which costs $5 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Caroline Springs is 22 km. The road distance is 30.1 km.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Caroline Springs. However, there are services departing from Bourke St/Queen St and arriving at Caroline Springs Square SC via Sunshine Station/Dickson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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There are 1285+ hotels available in Caroline Springs. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Caroline Springs, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Caroline Springs via Sunshine Station/Dickson St in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Watergardens
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Caroline Springs Station/Christies Rd to The Crossing/Caroline Springs Bvd
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd to The Crossing/Caroline Springs Bvd
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Bourke St/Queen St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Sunshine Station/Dickson St to Caroline Springs Square SC
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
PTV Night Network
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Little Collins St/Queen St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Caroline Springs
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$70 - $90
Taxi from Melbourne to Caroline Springs
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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