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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Nunawading

4 alternative options

Line 303 bus

  1. Take the line 303 bus from Tattersalls Lane/Lonsdale St to Newman Rd/Springfield Rd

Line 907 bus

  1. Take the line 907 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Donvale Reserve/Mitcham Rd

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Nunawading

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Nunawading

Melbourne to Nunawading by train

The train journey time between Melbourne and Nunawading is around 33 min and covers a distance of around 21 km. The fastest train normally takes 25 min. Operated by Metro, the Melbourne to Nunawading train service departs from Melbourne Central and arrives in Nunawading. Typically 681 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
33 min
Fastest train time:
25 min
Train distance:
21 km
Trains per week:
681
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:11
Last train departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melbourne to Nunawading train schedules

Melbourne → Nunawading
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nunawading is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nunawading is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Nunawading is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Nunawading is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 19 min.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne to Nunawading is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $45 - $60.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tattersalls Lane/Lonsdale St and arriving at Newman Rd/Springfield Rd. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Melbourne Central and arriving at Nunawading. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Nunawading is 19 km. The road distance is 24 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Nunawading without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs $5.

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The train from Melbourne Central to Nunawading takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Melbourne to Nunawading bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Tattersalls Lane/Lonsdale St station.

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Melbourne to Nunawading train services, operated by Metro, depart from Melbourne Central station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Nunawading is to train which takes 37 min and costs $5. Alternatively, you can line 303 bus, which costs $5 and takes 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Nunawading.
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  • Distance: 18.7 km
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne Central to Nunawading every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Tattersalls Lane/Lonsdale St to Newman Rd/Springfield Rd 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Nunawading
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Tattersalls Lane/Lonsdale St to Newman Rd/Springfield Rd
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Donvale Reserve/Mitcham Rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Nunawading
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au

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Melbourne to Nunawading bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Newman Rd/Springfield Rd station.

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Melbourne to Nunawading train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Nunawading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Nunawading is 24 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Melbourne to Nunawading.

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