There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Port Melbourne by bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Line 235 bus  •  13 min

  1. 235

$4

Cheapest option

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. 3.4 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. 3.6 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  6 min

  1. 3.6 miles

$9 - $13

Walk  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 3.3 miles

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

Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Port Melbourne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 13 min.

Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Station/Collins St to Plummer St/Salmon St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Port Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
UberSELECT
$15 - $20
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
Melbourne Bike Share
Website
melbournebikeshare.com.au
Bike from Bourke Street Mall-205 Bourke St-City to Beach St-Port Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3
Bikeshare
$3
Taxi from Melbourne to Port Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Port Melbourne is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Port Melbourne is to Bikeshare which costs $3 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Port Melbourne is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $14 - $18.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southern Cross Station/Collins St and arriving at Plummer St/Salmon St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

The line 235 bus from Southern Cross Station/Collins St to Plummer St/Salmon St takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.