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.

Recommended option

Train V-Line, line 460 bus  •  48 min

  1. Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. 460

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus, line 426 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. 219 / ...
  2. 426

$3

4 alternative options

Train Metro, line 460 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Sunbury
  2. 460 / ...

$7

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 18.8 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 18.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  24 min

  1. 18.8 miles

$30 - $45

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 35 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Watergardens
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus from Watergardens Station/Watergardens Circuit Rd to The Crossing/Caroline Springs Bvd
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus from Bourke St/Queen St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
Nightrider PTV
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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
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
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
UberSELECT
$50 - $65
uberXL
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$75 - $95
Taxi from Melbourne to Caroline Springs
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Caroline Springs is 22 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs is to bus and line 426 bus which costs $5 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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 35 min.

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