There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Emerald by train, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Belgrave Belgrave

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Emerald 33.1 miles

$75 - $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 - $75

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Emerald hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Belgrave
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Emerald
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$55 - $75
uberX
$55 - $75
UberSELECT
$85 - $110
uberXL
$85 - $110
UberBLACK
$120 - $150
Taxi from Melbourne to Emerald
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Emerald is 44 km. The road distance is 53 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Emerald is to train which costs $5 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Melbourne to Emerald, including transfers.