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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Drysdale by train, bus or car

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Train, line 60 bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Granville St/High St 60

$13 - $19

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Bus, line 61 bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Drysdale Village Shopping Centre/High St 61 / ...

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, line 61 bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Drysdale Village Shopping Centre/High St 61 / ...

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Drysdale 93.4 km

$10 - $16

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Drysdale is 1800 020 080.

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Drysdale is to bus and line 61 bus which costs $11 - $15 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Drysdale is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Drysdale. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Drysdale Village Shopping Centre/High St via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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It is 53 km from Melbourne to Drysdale. It is approximately 93.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Drysdale without a car is to train and line 60 bus which takes 2h 14m and costs $13 - $19.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Melbourne to Drysdale, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne to Drysdale bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Drysdale Village Shopping Centre/High St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Drysdale is 93 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Melbourne to Drysdale.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Drysdale. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Drysdale.
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  • Distance: 52.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Drysdale via Geelong and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 2h 56m.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$12 - $16
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Granville St/High St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Drysdale Village Shopping Centre/High St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$9 - $12

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