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

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Ripponlea Sandringham

$3

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Bikeshare  •  34 min

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

$2

6 alternative options

Line 246 bus  •  20 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

$14 - $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

$13 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Elwood 5.2 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond and arriving at Elwood Canal/354 Barkly St. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 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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The distance between Melbourne and Elwood is 7 km. The road distance is 9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Elwood without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Elwood is to train which takes 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 246 bus, which costs and takes 20 min.

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Melbourne to Elwood bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Elwood Canal/354 Barkly St station.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Elwood.
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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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 every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 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
20 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 Elwood
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$13 - $17
UberX
$13 - $17
Select
$19 - $25
UberXL
$19 - $25
Black
$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
$2
Sign up at
http://www.melbournebikeshare.com.au/
Bikeshare
$2
Taxi from Melbourne to Elwood
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Elwood is 9 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Melbourne to Elwood.

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