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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Surf Club/Tregea St Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Apollo Bay / ...

$18 - $31

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Train, bus via Geelong Station/Railway Tce  •  7 h 38 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 Surf Club/Tregea St

$13 - $27

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Train, bus via Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to Surf Club/Tregea St Warrnambool - Timboon Via Port Campbell

$19 - $27

Bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St 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 Surf Club/Tregea St

$15 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell 142.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to Surf Club/Tregea St

$47 - $241

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Port Campbell. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Surf Club/Tregea St via Geelong Station/Railway Tce and Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Port Campbell is 194 km. The road distance is 228.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Port Campbell 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 Port Campbell bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Surf Club/Tregea St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Port Campbell is 229 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell.

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

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There are 54+ hotels available in Port Campbell. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell.
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Port Campbell, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Port Campbell via Geelong, Geelong Station/Railway Tce, and Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd in around 7 h 39 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
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 Surf Club/Tregea St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Surf Club/Tregea St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool Station/Merri St to Surf Club/Tregea St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Koroit Street Interchange/Koroit St to Surf Club/Tregea St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1
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

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