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

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

Fly to Warrnambool  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Warrnambool (WMB) MEB - WMB

$66 - $263

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Fly to Portland, bus  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Portland (PTJ) MEB - PTJ
  2. Take the bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St

$58 - $270

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St

$25 - $36

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Port Fairy 182.4 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Port Fairy is to train which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Port Fairy is to fly which costs $85 - $360 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Port Fairy is 247 km. The road distance is 291.9 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Melbourne to Port Fairy, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Port Fairy. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St via Ballarat and Hamilton Station/Station St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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

Sharp Aviation flies from Melbourne to Port Fairy twice daily. Alternatively, V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Port Fairy 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 33 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
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Portland via Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $230
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
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Henty Street Bus Interchange/Henty St to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Hamilton Station/Station St to Port Fairy Visitor Centre/Bank St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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