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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Williamson St/Sunraysia Hwy Maryborough - Ballarat

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Williamson St/Sunraysia Hwy Maryborough - Ballarat

$9 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Lexton 99.1 miles

$14 - $21

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Lexton. However, you can take the train to Ballarat then take the bus to Williamson St/Sunraysia Hwy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Lexton via Ballarat in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Williamson St/Sunraysia Hwy
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Lexton is 141 km. The road distance is 159 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Lexton is to train and bus which costs $11 - $19 and takes 3 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Lexton is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $18 - $27.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Lexton. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Williamson St/Sunraysia Hwy via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Melbourne to Lexton, including transfers.