There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 56 bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne / ...
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Santa Monica Bvd/Shell Rd 56

$6 - $9

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Bus, line 56 bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Pico Ave/Fellows Rd 56

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale 63.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale 63.2 miles

$9 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Pico Ave/Fellows Rd via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Point Lonsdale is 59 km. The road distance is 101.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale without a car is to train and line 56 bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Point Lonsdale bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne to Point Lonsdale bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Pico Ave/Fellows Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Point Lonsdale is 101 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Point Lonsdale. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale.
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  • Distance: 37.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Point Lonsdale, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale via Geelong and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 2 h 52 min.

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 Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Santa Monica Bvd/Shell Rd
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Pico Ave/Fellows Rd
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Point Lonsdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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