There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo by bus, tram, train, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Line 505 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Melbourne University/Pelham St to Melbourne Zoo/Poplar Rd 505

$3

Cheapest option

Bikeshare  •  37 min

  1. Cycle from Bourke Street Mall-205 Bourke St-City to Melbourne Uni-Tin Alley-Carlton 1.5 miles

$3

5 alternative options

Line 58 tram  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 58 tram from 6-Lonsdale St/William St to 25-State Netball Hockey Centre/Royal Park 58

$3

Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Royal Park Upfield

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo 2.5 miles

$8 - $11

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo 2.5 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo 2.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo is to Bikeshare which costs $3 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo is to taxi which costs $11 - $14 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Melbourne Zoo is 3 km.

The line 505 bus from Melbourne University/Pelham St to Melbourne Zoo/Poplar Rd takes 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne University/Pelham St and arriving at Melbourne Zoo/Poplar Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Royal Park. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 6-Lonsdale St/William St to 25-State Netball Hockey Centre/Royal Park
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Royal Park
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne University/Pelham St to Melbourne Zoo/Poplar Rd
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$8 - $11
uberX
$8 - $11
UberSELECT
$12 - $17
uberXL
$12 - $17
UberBLACK
$21 - $27
Melbourne Bike Share
Website
melbournebikeshare.com.au
Bike from Bourke Street Mall-205 Bourke St-City to Melbourne Uni-Tin Alley-Carlton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3
Bikeshare
$3
Taxi from Melbourne to Melbourne Zoo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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