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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick by train, bus, tram, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick Sandringham

$3

6 alternative options

Line 246 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 246 bus from Richmond to Elsternwick 246

$3

Line 67 tram  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 67 tram from 11-City Square/Swanston St to 46-Orrong Rd/Glenhuntly Rd 67

$3

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Elsternwick 6.4 miles

$16 - $20

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Elsternwick 6.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Elsternwick 6.4 miles

$14 - $18

Walk  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Elsternwick 6.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick is to taxi which costs $22 - $27 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond and arriving at Elsternwick. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Elsternwick. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Elsternwick is 9 km. The road distance is 10.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs $5.

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The train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Melbourne to Elsternwick bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Richmond station.

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Melbourne to Elsternwick train services, operated by Metro, depart from Flinders Street station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick is to train which takes 15 min and costs $5. Alternatively, you can line 246 bus, which costs $5 and takes 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Elsternwick every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Elsternwick every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Yarra Trams
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 11-City Square/Swanston St to 46-Orrong Rd/Glenhuntly Rd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Richmond to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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uber.com
Assist
$14 - $18
UberX
$14 - $18
Select
$21 - $27
UberXL
$21 - $27
Black
$30 - $45
Taxi from Melbourne to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Melbourne to Elsternwick bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Elsternwick station.

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Melbourne to Elsternwick train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Elsternwick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Elsternwick is 10 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Melbourne to Elsternwick.

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There are 1994+ hotels available in Elsternwick. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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