Directions from Melbourne to Lilydale

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Lilydale Lilydale

$4

4 alternative options

Line 907 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 907 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St 907
  2. Take the bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Lilydale 670 / ...

$11

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Lilydale 26.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Lilydale 26.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Lilydale 26.1 miles

$45 - $60

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Lilydale hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Lilydale via Mitcham Station/Colombo St, Mitcham, Ringwood, and Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy in around 1 h 58 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
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
PTV Night Network
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ringwood Station/Maroondah Hwy to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$45 - $60
uberX
$45 - $60
UberSELECT
$65 - $85
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$95 - $130
Taxi from Melbourne to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Lilydale is 35 km. The road distance is 42 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Lilydale is to train which costs $5 and takes 1 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Lilydale is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $75 - $95.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Melbourne Central and arriving at Lilydale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

The train from Melbourne Central to Lilydale takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs hourly.