There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Peterborough 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 28 min

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

$19 - $31

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd  •  7 h 58 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 - $29

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 32 min

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

$22 - $36

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

$48 - $242

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Peterborough is to train and bus which costs $19 - $40 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Peterborough is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3 h 11 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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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Melbourne to Peterborough, including transfers.

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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 Ballarat and Warrnambool. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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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 Ballarat and Warrnambool in around 7 h 32 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
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 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
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 - $6
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 - $11
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 - $3
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
$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 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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