There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Maffra by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Sale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$15 - $21

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Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Traralgon Traralgon - Melbourne Via Morwell, Moe & Pakenham / ...
  2. Take the bus from Traralgon to Pearson St/Johnson St Sale - Melbourne Via Traralgon

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Sale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale

$16 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Maffra 140.8 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Maffra is to train and bus which costs $19 - $28 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Maffra is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Maffra. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Pearson St/Johnson St via Sale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Maffra is 177 km. The road distance is 225.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Maffra without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $20 - $29.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Melbourne to Maffra, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Maffra bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Flinders Street station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Maffra is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $20 - $29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Melbourne to Maffra bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Sale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Maffra is 225 km. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Melbourne to Maffra.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Maffra. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Maffra.
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  • Distance: 110.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Maffra 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne to Maffra 4 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min.

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 Flinders Street to Sale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus 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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Sale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Traralgon to Pearson St/Johnson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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