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

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

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick Sandringham

$3

6 alternative options

Line 220 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 220 bus from Victorian Arts Centre/Southbank Bvd to Glen Huntly Rd/Orrong Rd 220

$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 - $19

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

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victorian Arts Centre/Southbank Bvd and arriving at Glen Huntly Rd/Orrong Rd. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 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 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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Melbourne to Elsternwick train services, operated by Metro, depart from Flinders Street station.

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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 31 min.

Train operators
Metro
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
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
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Victorian Arts Centre/Southbank Bvd to Glen Huntly Rd/Orrong Rd
Ave. Duration
31 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 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$14 - $19
UberX
$14 - $19
Select
$21 - $28
UberXL
$21 - $28
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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