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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$21 - $31

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Bus  •  6 h 6 min

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

$20 - $30

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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

$50 - $245

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

$56 - $268

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

$152 - $322

Questions & Answers

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 6 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Penshurst is 235 km. The road distance is 273.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Penshurst without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Melbourne to Penshurst, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Penshurst 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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Melbourne to Penshurst bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Hamilton Station/Station St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Penshurst is 273 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Melbourne to Penshurst.

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Sharp Aviation offers flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Warrnambool Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Penshurst. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Penshurst.
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  • Distance: 146.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Penshurst via Ballarat and Hamilton Station/Station St in around 6 h 6 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

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 Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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 Warrnambool to Post Office/Hamilton Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
$11 - $16
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
$8 - $12
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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