There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Mortlake by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Terang Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$45 - $60

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Train, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Webster St/Dunlop St Warrnambool - Ballarat Via Skipton

$17 - $23

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Night bus, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Webster St/Dunlop St Warrnambool - Ballarat Via Skipton

$17 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mortlake 135.2 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to Webster St/Dunlop St

$48 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mortlake is to train and bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mortlake is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Mortlake. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Webster St/Dunlop St via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Mortlake is 192 km. The road distance is 216.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Mortlake without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Melbourne to Mortlake, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Mortlake bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Warrnambool Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Mortlake.
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  • Distance: 119.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Mortlake 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Terang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Webster St/Dunlop St
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to Webster St/Dunlop St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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