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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Rye by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston Frankston
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd 788

$9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd to Frankston 901
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd 788

$9

Taxi  •  1h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Rye 102.5 km

$180 - $230

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Rye 102.5 km

$11 - $17

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The most affordable way to get from Melbourne to Rye is to train and bus, which costs $10 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Rye is to taxi which costs $180 - $230 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Rye. However, there are services departing from Swanston St/Lonsdale St and arriving at Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd via Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd and Frankston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Rye is 65 km. The road distance is 102.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Rye without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 3m and costs $10.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Melbourne to Rye, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Rye bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd station.

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Melbourne to Rye bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Rye is 102 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Melbourne to Rye.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Rye.
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  • Distance: 64.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Rye via Mitcham Station/Colombo St, Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd, and Frankston in around 4h 46m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Bus from Mitcham Rd/Whitehorse Rd to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Rye
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Silver Service Taxi Melbourne Airport
Phone
+61 3 9088 0786
Melbourne Silver Premium Cabs
Phone
+61 422 502 251
Website
melbournesilverpremiumcabs.com.au
Crown Cabs
Phone
+61 3 9310 5422
Website
crowncabs.com.au
13CABS
Phone
132227
Website
13cabs.com.au

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