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

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$24 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe70 / ...

$20 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  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 3 h 21 min.

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

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The distance between Melbourne and Horsham is 274 km. The road distance is 299 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Horsham. Services depart once daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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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 4 h 24 min.

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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 $24 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. PTV Overland also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Horsham once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. V-Line also services this route once a week.

Train operators
V-Line
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Horsham
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$58 - $62
Red Service
$52 - $56
Red Premium
$71 - $76
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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