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

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Castlemaine Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$9 - $13

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Bus  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Castlemaine Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...

$11 - $15

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Maldon 89.4 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Maldon is to train which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Maldon is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Maldon. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Chapel St/Fountain St via Castlemaine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Maldon is 120 km. The road distance is 143 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Maldon without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs $12 - $19.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Melbourne to Maldon, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Maldon bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Maldon is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs $12 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2h 47m.

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Melbourne to Maldon bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Castlemaine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Maldon is 143 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Melbourne to Maldon.

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  • Distance: 75.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Maldon hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne to Maldon hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 27m.

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 Southern Cross to Castlemaine
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
https://www.vline.com.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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Castlemaine
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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