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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Kananook Frankston

$9

3 alternative options

Line 907 bus, bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the line 907 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St 907
  2. Take the bus from Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd to Hall Rd/Frankston-Dandenong Rd 901

$9

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Carrum Downs 48.6 km

$95 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Carrum Downs 48.6 km

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 36 min.

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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 Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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It is 37 km from Melbourne to Carrum Downs. It is approximately 48.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Carrum Downs bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Swanston St/Lonsdale St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs $10. Alternatively, you can line 907 bus and bus, which costs $10 and takes 2h 37m.

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Melbourne to Carrum Downs bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Hall Rd/Frankston-Dandenong Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Carrum Downs is 49 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Melbourne to Carrum Downs.

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  • Distance: 36.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

Metro operates a train from Flinders Street to Kananook every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 1h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Carrum Downs via Mitcham Station/Colombo St and Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd in around 2h 37m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Kananook
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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 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 Hall Rd/Frankston-Dandenong Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Carrum Downs
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au

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