How to get from Melbourne to Maryborough

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Melbourne - Maryborough Via Ballarat

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat

$12 - $18

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. 115 miles

$16 - $24

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

You can take a train from Melbourne to Maryborough via Ballarat in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Ballarat to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Havelock St/Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Maryborough is 138 km. The road distance is 184 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Maryborough is to night bus which costs $16 - $23 and takes 2 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Maryborough is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs $21 - $35.

No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Maryborough. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Maryborough via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Havelock St/Clarendon St. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Melbourne to Maryborough, including transfers.