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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Doreen by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Mernda Mernda

$6

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Bus, line 382 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St to La Trobe Uni Terminus 250 / ...
  2. Take the line 382 bus from La Trobe University Medical Centre/Plenty Rd to Mernda Station/Bridge Inn Rd 382

$6

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Doreen 22 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Doreen 22 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Doreen 22 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Doreen is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Doreen is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Doreen. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St and arriving at Cathedral Rise/Timbertop Dr via La Trobe University Medical Centre/Plenty Rd and Mernda Station/Bridge Inn Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Doreen is 29 km. The road distance is 35.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Doreen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Melbourne to Doreen, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Doreen bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Doreen is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 382 bus, which costs $9 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Melbourne to Doreen bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Mernda Station/Bridge Inn Rd.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Doreen is 35 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Melbourne to Doreen.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Doreen.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Doreen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Doreen via La Trobe Uni Terminus, La Trobe University Medical Centre/Plenty Rd, and Mernda Station/Bridge Inn Rd in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Mernda
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St to La Trobe Uni Terminus
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from La Trobe University Medical Centre/Plenty Rd to Mernda Station/Bridge Inn Rd
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
PTV Night Network
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St to La Trobe Uni/Kingsbury Dr
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Doreen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$80 - $100
Taxi from Melbourne to Doreen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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