There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Kananook Frankston

$6

Cheapest option

Line 905 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 905 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd 905 / ...
  2. Take the bus from The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd to Hall Rd/Frankston-Dandenong Rd 901

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Carrum Downs 30.5 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Carrum Downs 30.5 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to line 905 bus and bus which costs $5 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Carrum Downs is 37 km. The road distance is 48.7 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Carrum Downs. However, there are services departing from Swanston St/Lonsdale St and arriving at Hall Rd/Frankston-Dandenong Rd via The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $9. Alternatively, you can line 905 bus and bus, which costs $5 and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Carrum Downs, VIC, Australia?

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Carrum Downs every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Carrum Downs via The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd in around 3 h.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Kananook
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Swanston St/Lonsdale St to The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd to Hall Rd/Frankston-Dandenong Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Carrum Downs
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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