There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park 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  •  6 h 10 min

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

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the night 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 - $27

3 alternative options

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

$13 - $27

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

$52 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park is to night bus and bus which costs $17 - $40 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3 h 8 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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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park, including transfers.

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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 50 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park. However, you can take the train to Warrnambool, take the bus to Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd, then take the walk to Port Campbell National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle 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 35 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
$17 - $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 Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
$6 - $9
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
$5 - $7
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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