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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 688 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Croydon Lilydale
  2. Take the line 688 bus from Croydon to Gibbs Rd/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd 688

$6

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Train, line 688 bus via Mt Dandenong Arboretum/Ridge Rd  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Croydon Lilydale
  2. Take the line 688 bus from Croydon to Mt Dandenong Arboretum/Ridge Rd 688

$6

Train, line 688 bus via Upper Ferntree Gully  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Upper Ferntree Gully Belgrave
  2. Take the line 688 bus from Upper Ferntree Gully to William Ricketts Sanctuary/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd 688

$6

Line 907 bus, line 688 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 907 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St 907
  2. Take the line 688 bus from Croydon to Upalong Rd/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd 688

$9

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong 27.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong 27.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong 27.7 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Mount Dandenong is 34 km. The road distance is 44.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong without a car is to train and line 688 bus which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Mount Dandenong is 44 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Mount Dandenong. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong.
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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Mount Dandenong, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong via Mitcham Station/Colombo St, Mitcham, Croydon, and Croydon in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Croydon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Flinders Street to Upper Ferntree Gully
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Croydon to Gibbs Rd/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Croydon to Mt Dandenong Arboretum/Ridge Rd
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Upper Ferntree Gully to William Ricketts Sanctuary/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Mitcham Station/Colombo St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Croydon to Upalong Rd/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$95 - $120
Taxi from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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