There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance by train, bus or car
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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Lakes Entrance, VIC, Australia?
V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance 3 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min.
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 42 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $19 - $27
- Schedules at
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance?
The distance between Melbourne and Lakes Entrance is 266 km. The road distance is 318 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance?
The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance is to train which costs $26 - $40 and takes 5 h 19 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance?
The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance is to drive which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $35 - $55.
Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Lakes Entrance?
No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Police Station/Roadknight St via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.
How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance?
It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance, including transfers.