There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Monbulk by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Belgrave Belgrave

$3

4 alternative options

Line 302 bus, line 732 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 302 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Box Hill Bus Station/Station St 302
  2. Take the line 732 bus from Box Hill Bus Station/Station St to Upper Ferntree Gully 732

$3

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Monbulk 32.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Monbulk 32.7 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Monbulk 32.7 miles

$50 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Monbulk. However, there are services departing from Swanston St/Lonsdale St and arriving at Emerald-Monbulk Rd/Main Rd via Box Hill Bus Station/Station St, Upper Ferntree Gully and Belgrave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Monbulk is 41 km. The road distance is 52.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Monbulk without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Melbourne to Monbulk, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Monbulk bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Swanston St/Lonsdale St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Monbulk is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 302 bus and line 732 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Melbourne to Monbulk bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Upper Ferntree Gully station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Monbulk is 52 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Melbourne to Monbulk.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Monbulk. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Monbulk.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Monbulk every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Monbulk via Box Hill Bus Station/Station St, Upper Ferntree Gully, and Belgrave in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Belgrave
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Box Hill Bus Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Box Hill Bus Station/Station St to Upper Ferntree Gully
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Monbulk
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $70
UberX
$50 - $70
Select
$75 - $100
UberXL
$75 - $100
Black
$110 - $140
Taxi from Melbourne to Monbulk
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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