There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 688 bus  •  1 h 37 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

$3

4 alternative options

Train, line 688 bus via Upper Ferntree Gully  •  2 h 21 min

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

$3

Taxi  •  40 min

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

$60 - $80

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

$50 - $70

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong. However, you can take the train to Croydon then take the line 688 bus to Gibbs Rd/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong via Upper Ferntree Gully in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Croydon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Train from Melbourne Central to Upper Ferntree Gully
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Croydon to Gibbs Rd/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus from Upper Ferntree Gully to William Ricketts Sanctuary/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd
Ave. Duration
28 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 Mount Dandenong
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$50 - $70
uberX
$50 - $70
UberSELECT
$70 - $100
uberXL
$70 - $100
UberBLACK
$100 - $140
Taxi from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong?

The distance between Melbourne and Mount Dandenong is 34 km. The road distance is 44 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong is to train and line 688 bus which costs $5 and takes 1 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong?

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

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong?

It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Melbourne to Mount Dandenong, including transfers.