There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 50 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Marshall Melbourne - Geelong / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Marshall to 3 Great Ocean Rd 50 / ...

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay 61 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay 61 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay is to train and line 50 bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay is to taxi which costs $170 - $220 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Half Moon Bay is 83 km. The road distance is 97.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Half Moon Bay, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay. However, you can take the train to Marshall then take the line 50 bus to 3 Great Ocean Rd. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Half Moon Bay.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Marshall
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Marshall to 3 Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Half Moon Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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