There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballan Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballan to CFA/Bridport St Ballan - Hepburn Springs Via Daylesford

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Woodend  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Woodend Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...
  2. Take the bus from Woodend to CFA/Bridport St Melbourne - Daylesford Via Woodend or Castlemaine

$8 - $12

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Woodend
  2. Take the bus from Woodend to CFA/Bridport St Melbourne - Daylesford Via Woodend or Castlemaine

$38 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway 70.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway is to train and bus which costs $8 - $13 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway. However, there are services departing from Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at CFA/Bridport St via Melbourne Airport and Woodend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Daylesford Spa Country Railway is 89 km. The road distance is 113.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway bus services, operated by Bendigo Airport Service, depart from Melbourne Airport station.

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Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at CFA/Bridport St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway is 113 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Daylesford Spa Country Railway. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway.
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  • Distance: 55.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Daylesford Spa Country Railway, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Daylesford Spa Country Railway via Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, Melbourne Airport, Woodend, Woodend, and CFA/Bridport St in around 4 h 18 min.

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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ballan
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Woodend
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballan to CFA/Bridport St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Woodend to CFA/Bridport St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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