There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick by train, tram, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Elsternwick Sandringham

$4

6 alternative options

Line 67 tram  •  31 min

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

$4

Line 220 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 220 bus from Collins St/Queen St to Glen Huntly Rd/Orrong Rd 220

$4

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Elsternwick 6.4 miles

$17 - $21

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

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 $4 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Elsternwick every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 40 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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Collins St/Queen St to Glen Huntly Rd/Orrong Rd
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
uberASSIST
$14 - $19
uberX
$14 - $19
UberSELECT
$21 - $28
uberXL
$21 - $28
UberBLACK
$30 - $45
Taxi from Melbourne to Elsternwick
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Elsternwick?

The distance between Melbourne and Elsternwick is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick?

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

Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Elsternwick?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Elsternwick?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Collins St/Queen St and arriving at Glen Huntly Rd/Orrong Rd. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Elsternwick?

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