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There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Sassafras by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Upper Ferntree Gully Belgrave

$6

Cheapest option

Line 302 bus, line 732 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 302 bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Box Hill Bus Station/Station St 302
  2. Take the line 732 bus from Box Hill Bus Station/Station St to Upper Ferntree Gully 732

$3

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Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Sassafras 28.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Sassafras 28.7 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Sassafras 28.7 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Sassafras is to line 302 bus and line 732 bus which costs $5 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Sassafras is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Sassafras. However, there are services departing from Swanston St/Lonsdale St and arriving at The Crescent/Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd via Box Hill Bus Station/Station St and Upper Ferntree Gully. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Sassafras is 35 km. The road distance is 45.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Sassafras without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs $9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Melbourne to Sassafras, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Sassafras bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Swanston St/Lonsdale St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Sassafras is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs $9. Alternatively, you can line 302 bus and line 732 bus, which costs $5 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Melbourne to Sassafras bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Upper Ferntree Gully station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Sassafras is 46 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Melbourne to Sassafras.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Sassafras.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Sassafras hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Sassafras via Box Hill Bus Station/Station St and Upper Ferntree Gully in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Upper Ferntree Gully
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Swanston St/Lonsdale St to Box Hill Bus Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus from Box Hill Bus Station/Station St to Upper Ferntree Gully
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
Metropolitan buses
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Sassafras
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $65
Select
$70 - $90
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$100 - $130
Taxi from Melbourne to Sassafras
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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