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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Castlemaine

$36 - $50

Night bus  •  4 h

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

$11 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Maldon 89.4 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Maldon is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Maldon. However, there are services departing from Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Chapel St/Fountain St via Melbourne Airport and Castlemaine RSL/Mostyn St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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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 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Bendigo Airport Service operates a bus from Melbourne to Maldon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Castlemaine
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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