There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Coleraine by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Whyte St/Henty St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$20 - $30

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Whyte St/Henty St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$21 - $31

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Coleraine 204.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Whyte St/Henty St

$149 - $316

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Whyte St/Henty St

$55 - $251

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland, bus  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Portland (PTJ) MEB - PTJ
  2. Take the bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Hamilton Station/Station St

$57 - $269

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Coleraine. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Whyte St/Henty St via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Coleraine is 289 km. The road distance is 327.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Coleraine without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Melbourne to Coleraine, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Coleraine bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Melbourne to Coleraine bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Whyte St/Henty St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Coleraine is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Melbourne to Coleraine.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Coleraine.
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  • Distance: 180.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Coleraine via Ballarat in around 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland via Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
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 Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus 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
Bus from Ballarat to Whyte St/Henty St
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Whyte St/Henty St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Whyte St/Henty St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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