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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston Frankston
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Ocean Beach Rd/Kerferd Ave 788

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Elsternwick/Elwood to Frankston Peninsula Express
  2. Take the bus from Frankston to Ocean Beach Rd/Kerferd Ave 788

$19

Taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Sorrento 61.5 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Sorrento 61.5 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Richmond and arriving at Ocean Beach Rd/Kerferd Ave via Elsternwick/Elwood and Frankston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Sorrento is 62 km. The road distance is 98.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Sorrento without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Melbourne to Sorrento, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Sorrento bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Elsternwick/Elwood station.

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Melbourne to Sorrento bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Ocean Beach Rd/Kerferd Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Sorrento is 98 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Melbourne to Sorrento.

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There are 462+ hotels available in Sorrento. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Sorrento.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Sorrento via Daley St/Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick/Elwood, Frankston, and Frankston in around 4 h 33 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Frankston to Ocean Beach Rd/Kerferd Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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