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There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$17 - $25

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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 Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$17 - $25

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Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to St Arnaud 150.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud is to bus which costs $25 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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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.

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The distance between Melbourne and St Arnaud is 202 km. The road distance is 240.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $25 - $35.

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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.

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Melbourne to St Arnaud bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne to St Arnaud bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to St Arnaud is 240 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Melbourne to St Arnaud.

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There are three+ hotels available in St Arnaud. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to St Arnaud.
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  • Distance: 126 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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 $17 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
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
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mobil Roadhouse/Sunraysia Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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