There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Emerald by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Belgrave Belgrave

$3

4 alternative options

Train, line 693 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Oakleigh Pakenham / ...
  2. Take the line 693 bus from Oakleigh to Belgrave 693

$3

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Emerald 33.1 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Emerald 33.1 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Emerald 33.1 miles

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Emerald is to train which costs $5 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Emerald is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Emerald is 44 km. The road distance is 52.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Emerald without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Melbourne to Emerald, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Emerald is 53 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Melbourne to Emerald.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Emerald. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Emerald.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Emerald hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Belgrave
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Flinders Street to Oakleigh
Ave. Duration
21 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 Oakleigh to Belgrave
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Emerald
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $70
UberX
$55 - $70
Select
$80 - $110
UberXL
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $150
Taxi from Melbourne to Emerald
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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