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

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Train, line 782 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston Frankston
  2. Take the line 782 bus from Frankston to Hastings Shopping Centre/King St 782 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston Frankston
  2. Take the train from Frankston to Hastings Stony Point

$3

Bus, line 782 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Elsternwick/Elwood to Frankston Peninsula Express
  2. Take the line 782 bus from Frankston to Hastings Shopping Centre/King St 782 / ...

$19

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Hastings 45.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Hastings 45.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Hastings is to train and line 782 bus which costs $5 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Hastings is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Richmond and arriving at Hastings Shopping Centre/King St via Elsternwick/Elwood and Frankston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Hastings via Frankston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Hastings is 58 km. The road distance is 72.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Hastings without a car is to train and line 782 bus which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $5.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Melbourne to Hastings, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Hastings bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Elsternwick/Elwood station.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Hastings is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $5. Alternatively, you can bus and line 782 bus, which costs $27 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 36.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Melbourne to Hastings via Frankston in around 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Hastings via Daley St/Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick/Elwood, Frankston, and Frankston in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Frankston to Hastings
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Hastings Shopping Centre/King St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Hastings
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Melbourne to Hastings bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Hastings Shopping Centre/King St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Hastings is 72 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Melbourne to Hastings.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Hastings. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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