There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Grampians National Park by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ararat Ararat - Melbourne Via Ballarat / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ararat to Information Centre/Grampians Rd Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Ararat & Hamilton

$47 - $109

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Ararat
  3. Take the bus from Ararat to Information Centre/Grampians Rd

$43 - $70

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Stawell Overland / ...

$50 - $106

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Grampians National Park 171.8 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool Station/Merri St to Information Centre/Grampians Rd

$91 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Grampians National Park is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Grampians National Park is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Grampians National Park is 236 km. The road distance is 274.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Melbourne to Grampians National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Grampians National Park, VIC, Australia?

PTV Overland operates a train from Melbourne to Grampians National Park twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. V-Line also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ararat
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Stawell
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ararat
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$47 - $51
Red Service
$34 - $37
Red Premium
$47 - $51
Train from Southern Cross to Stawell
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$52 - $56
Red Service
$42 - $45
Red Premium
$58 - $63
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ararat to Information Centre/Grampians Rd
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Ararat
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool Station/Merri St to Information Centre/Grampians Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Ararat
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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