There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Doreen by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Mernda South Morang

$6

5 alternative options

Train, line 381 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Hawkstowe South Morang
  2. Take the line 381 bus from McArthurs Rd/Plenty Rd to Cathedral Rise/Timbertop Dr 381

$6

Line 905 bus, line 385 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 905 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd 905 / ...
  2. Take the line 385 bus from Greensborough Station/Flintoff St to Pinnacle Vews/Flaxen Hills Rd 385

$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

$40 - $50

Questions & Answers

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 Swanston St/Lonsdale St and arriving at Pinnacle Vews/Flaxen Hills Rd via The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd and Greensborough Station/Flintoff St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 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 13 min and costs $9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Melbourne to Doreen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Doreen is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs $9. Alternatively, you can line 905 bus and line 385 bus, which costs $9 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Doreen.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 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 The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd, Greensborough Station/Para Rd, and Greensborough Station/Flintoff St in around 2 h 18 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
Train from Melbourne Central to Hawkstowe
Ave. Duration
51 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 McArthurs Rd/Plenty Rd to Cathedral Rise/Timbertop Dr
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to The Pines SC/Reynolds Rd
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Greensborough Station/Flintoff St to Pinnacle Vews/Flaxen Hills Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Doreen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $50
UberX
$40 - $50
Select
$55 - $75
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$80 - $110
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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