There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary by train, bus, 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, line 685 bus  •  2 h 41 min

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

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy 684

$3

Taxi  •  53 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary 40.7 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  53 min

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

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary is to train and line 685 bus which costs $5 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Healesville Sanctuary/Gleneadie Ave via Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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

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 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lilydale to Healesville Sanctuary/Gleneadie Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Don Rd/Maroondah Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$65 - $85
uberX
$65 - $85
UberSELECT
$95 - $130
uberXL
$95 - $130
UberBLACK
$140 - $180
Taxi from Melbourne to Healesville Sanctuary
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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