There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Elwood by train, bus, tram, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Ripponlea Sandringham

$3

Cheapest option

Bikeshare  •  34 min

  1. Cycle from Bourke Street Mall-205 Bourke St-City to Luna Park-Lower Esp-St Kilda 5.3 miles

$3

6 alternative options

Line 246 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 246 bus from Richmond to Elwood Canal/354 Barkly St 246

$3

Line 67 tram  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 67 tram from 11-City Square/Swanston St to 39-Glen Eira Rd/Brighton Rd 67

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Elwood 5.6 miles

$15 - $18

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Elwood 5.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Elwood 5.6 miles

$12 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Elwood 5.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Elwood is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Elwood is to taxi which costs $20 - $25 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Elwood is 7 km. The road distance is 9 km.

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The train from Flinders Street to Ripponlea takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond and arriving at Elwood Canal/354 Barkly St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Ripponlea. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Elwood every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Elwood hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Ripponlea
Ave. Duration
13 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 39-Glen Eira Rd/Brighton Rd
Ave. Duration
25 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 Richmond to Elwood Canal/354 Barkly St
Ave. Duration
18 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 Elwood
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$12 - $17
uberX
$12 - $17
UberSELECT
$19 - $25
uberXL
$19 - $25
UberBLACK
$30 - $40
Melbourne Bike Share
Website
melbournebikeshare.com.au
Bike from Bourke Street Mall-205 Bourke St-City to Luna Park-Lower Esp-St Kilda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3
Bikeshare
$3
Taxi from Melbourne to Elwood
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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