There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud by 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

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy Adelaide - Melbourne Via Nhill & Bendigo

$19 - $27

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Ballarat to Dundas St/Market St Melbourne - Mildura Via Ballarat & Donald

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo Melbourne - Bendigo Via Sunbury / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy Adelaide - Melbourne Via Nhill & Bendigo

$19 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to St Arnaud 150.3 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and St Arnaud, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne to St Arnaud once a week. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Ballarat to Dundas St/Market St
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to St Arnaud?

The distance between Melbourne and St Arnaud is 202 km. The road distance is 240 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud is to train and night bus which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs $28 - $45.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and St Arnaud?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud?

The bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs once a week.