There are 2 ways to get from Melbourne to Colac by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Colac Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Colac 94.3 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Colac, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Colac 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
V-Line

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Colac is 134 km. The road distance is 151 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Colac is to train which costs $14 - $20 and takes 2 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Colac is to drive which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $17 - $26.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Colac. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

The train from Southern Cross to Colac takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs three times a day.