There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Penshurst by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Post Office/Hamilton Hwy Melbourne - Casterton Via Warrnambool & Hamilton

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Melbourne - Mildura Via Ballarat & Donald / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St Mt Gambier - Melbourne Via Hamilton & Ballarat

$21 - $32

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Penshurst 170.8 miles

$24 - $35

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Post Office/Hamilton Hwy

$53 - $248

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland, bus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Portland (PTJ) MEB - PTJ
  2. Take the bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Hamilton Station/Station St

$58 - $270

Fly Melbourne to Mount Gambier, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St

$155 - $326

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Penshurst. However, you can take the train to Warrnambool then take the bus to Post Office/Hamilton Hwy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Penshurst via Ballarat and Hamilton Station/Station St in around 6 h 16 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
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland via Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Post Office/Hamilton Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Penshurst?

The distance between Melbourne and Penshurst is 235 km. The road distance is 273 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Penshurst?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Penshurst is to night bus and bus which costs $27 - $45 and takes 6 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Penshurst?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Penshurst is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $30 - $50.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Penshurst?

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Penshurst. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Post Office/Hamilton Hwy via Ballarat and Hamilton Station/Station St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Penshurst?

It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Melbourne to Penshurst, including transfers.