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

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Train, bus  •  6h 9m

  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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Night bus, bus  •  7h 50m

  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

$12 - $26

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Train, bus via Geelong Station/Railway Tce  •  7h 35m

  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

Drive  •  3h 8m

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

$20 - $30

Fly, bus  •  5h 24m

  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

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park is to night bus and bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3h 8m.

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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 7h 50m.

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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 6h 9m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m 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 40m.

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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 3h 8m to drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell National Park.

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

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 walk 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 7h 35m.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
43m
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
3h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.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
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd to Loch Ard Gorge/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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

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There are 62+ hotels available in Port Campbell National Park. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport is to line 59 tram which takes 37m and costs $5.

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