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

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Train, line 685 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Lilydale Lilydale
  2. Take the line 685 bus from Lilydale to Healesville Sanctuary/Glen Eadie Ave 685

$6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from St Vincents Hospital/Victoria Pde to Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy 684

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  53m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary 40.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  53m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary 40.7 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  53m

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary 40.7 miles

$65 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary is to bus which costs $5 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary. However, there are services departing from St Vincents Hospital/Victoria Pde and arriving at Healesville Sanctuary/Glen Eadie Ave via Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Healesville Sanctuary is 52 km. The road distance is 65.1 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary without a car is to train and line 685 bus which takes 2h 41m and costs $9.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from St Vincents Hospital/Victoria Pde station.

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Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary is 65 km. It takes approximately 53m to drive from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Healesville Sanctuary. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary.
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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Healesville Sanctuary, VIC, Australia?

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary once daily. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lilydale to Healesville Sanctuary/Glen Eadie Ave
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from St Vincents Hospital/Victoria Pde to Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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uber.com
Assist
$65 - $85
UberX
$65 - $85
Select
$95 - $120
UberXL
$95 - $120
Black
$130 - $170
Taxi from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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