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

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Train, line 460 bus  •  48 min

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

$4 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 216 bus, line 426 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 216 bus from Supreme Court/Lonsdale St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St 216 / ...
  2. Take the line 426 bus from Sunshine Station/Dickson St to Caroline Springs Square SC 426

$3

4 alternative options

Train, line 418 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to St Albans Sunbury
  2. Take the line 418 bus from St Albans Station/St Albans Rd to Caroline Springs Library/Caroline Springs Bvd 418

$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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs is to line 216 bus and line 426 bus which costs $5 and takes 1 h 31 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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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Caroline Springs. However, there are services departing from Supreme Court/Lonsdale St and arriving at Caroline Springs Square SC via Sunshine Station/Dickson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 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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The best way to get from Melbourne to Caroline Springs without a car is to train and line 460 bus which takes 48 min and costs $6 - $7.

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

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Melbourne to Caroline Springs bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Supreme Court/Lonsdale St station.

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Melbourne to Caroline Springs bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Caroline Springs Square SC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Caroline Springs is 30 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Melbourne to Caroline Springs.

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There are 1420+ hotels available in Caroline Springs. Prices start at $81 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 31 min.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Caroline Springs
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to St Albans
Ave. Duration
30 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 St Albans Station/St Albans Rd to Caroline Springs Library/Caroline Springs Bvd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Supreme Court/Lonsdale St to Sunshine Station/Dickson St
Ave. Duration
37 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
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
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $60
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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