There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Dimboola by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Dimboola Overland / ...

$26 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Dimboola Fe70 / ...

$22 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Dimboola 209.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Dimboola is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Dimboola is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Dimboola is 301 km. The road distance is 335.1 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Dimboola takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Dimboola. Services depart once daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Dimboola. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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

PTV Overland operates a train from Melbourne to Dimboola twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. V-Line also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Dimboola once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. V-Line also services this route once a week.

Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Dimboola
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$60 - $64
Red Service
$56 - $60
Red Premium
$77 - $82
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Dimboola
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Dimboola
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Car Park Rear Toilet Block/Lloyd St
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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