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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Peterborough by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to General Store/Macs St Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Apollo Bay & Geelong / ...

$18 - $29

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Train, bus via Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101
  3. Take the bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to General Store/Macs St

$14 - $28

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Geelong to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to General Store/Macs St

$18 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Peterborough 149.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to General Store/Macs St

$47 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Peterborough is to train and bus which costs $20 - $40 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Peterborough is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Peterborough. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at General Store/Macs St via Geelong and Warrnambool. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Peterborough is 203 km. The road distance is 239.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Peterborough without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 27 min and costs $25 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Melbourne to Peterborough, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Peterborough 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 Peterborough bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at General Store/Macs St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Peterborough is 240 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Melbourne to Peterborough.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Peterborough.
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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Peterborough. However, you can take the train to Warrnambool then take the bus to General Store/Macs St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Peterborough via Geelong and Warrnambool in around 6 h 51 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
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
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 General Store/Macs St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to General Store/Macs St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool Station/Merri St to General Store/Macs St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to General Store/Macs St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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