There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus PTV Regional Transit  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Narre Warren Pakenham
  2. Take the bus from Fountain Gate Shopping Centre/Overland Dr to Maru Fauna Park/Bass Hwy Fountain Gate - Cowes Via Pakenham & San Remo

$8

Cheapest option

Train, bus V-Line  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Dandenong Pakenham / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Stanley Rd/Bass Hwy Melbourne - Cowes or Inverloch Via Dandenong & Koo Wee Rup

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park 64.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park 64.8 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park is to train and bus which costs $11 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Maru Koala & Animal Park is 83 km. The road distance is 103.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Maru Koala & Animal Park, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park. However, you can take the train to Narre Warren, take the walk to Narre Warren Station/Webb St, take the line 835 bus to Fountain Gate Shopping Centre/Overland Dr, take the bus to Maru Fauna Park/Bass Hwy, then take the walk to Maru Koala & Animal Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park via Dandenong and Stanley Rd/Bass Hwy in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Narre Warren
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Train from Flinders Street to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
V-Line
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Fountain Gate Shopping Centre/Overland Dr to Maru Fauna Park/Bass Hwy
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Dandenong to Stanley Rd/Bass Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Maru Koala & Animal Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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