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There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Horsham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Horsham Melbourne - Nhill Via North Shore & Ararat / ...

$23 - $60

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe80 / ...

$19 - $45

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Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Horsham 187.1 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Horsham is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Horsham is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Horsham. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Horsham. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Horsham is 274 km. The road distance is 299.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Horsham without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs $30 - $85.

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The train from Southern Cross to Horsham takes 4h 24m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Melbourne to Horsham bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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Melbourne to Horsham train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Horsham is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $60 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Horsham.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Horsham twice a week. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 24m. PTV Overland also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Horsham twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 4h 35m. V-Line also services this route once a week.

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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Horsham
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Horsham
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$55 - $59
Red Service
$50 - $54
Red Premium
$68 - $74
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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Melbourne to Horsham bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Horsham station.

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Melbourne to Horsham train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Horsham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Horsham is 299 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Melbourne to Horsham.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Horsham. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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