There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Apollo Bay

$22 - $31

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Train, bus via Geelong Station/Railway Tce  •  7 h 35 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 Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd

$12 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 36 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 Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd

$13 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park 146.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd

$51 - $245

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd via Geelong Station/Railway Tce and Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Port Campbell National Park is 190 km. The road distance is 235 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park 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 National Park bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park is 235 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park.

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

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There are 57+ hotels available in Port Campbell National Park. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park.
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  • Distance: 119 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park via Geelong, Geelong Station/Railway Tce, Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd, and Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd in around 7 h 36 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 Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $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 Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 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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