There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs by train, 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. Frankston

$7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  36 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$4 - $7

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 $4 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Carrum Downs
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Carrum Downs is 37 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Carrum Downs is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 36 min.

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

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