There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Thornbury by train, tram, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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

Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Thornbury South Morang

$4

6 alternative options

Line 11 tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 11 tram from 6-Melbourne Town Hall/Collins St to 34-Miller St/St Georges Rd 11

$4

Line 251 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 251 bus from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St to Pender St/Victoria Rd 251

$4

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Thornbury 5.6 miles

$15 - $19

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Thornbury 5.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Thornbury 5.6 miles

$13 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Thornbury 5.7 miles

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

Metro operates a train from Melbourne to Thornbury every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Thornbury every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Melbourne Central to Thornbury
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 6-Melbourne Town Hall/Collins St to 34-Miller St/St Georges Rd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St to Pender St/Victoria Rd
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Thornbury
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$13 - $18
uberX
$13 - $18
UberSELECT
$20 - $28
uberXL
$20 - $28
UberBLACK
$30 - $45
Taxi from Melbourne to Thornbury
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Thornbury?

The distance between Melbourne and Thornbury is 8 km. The road distance is 9 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Thornbury?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Thornbury is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Thornbury?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Thornbury is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $20 - $25.

Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Thornbury?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Melbourne Central and arriving at Thornbury. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Thornbury?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St and arriving at Pender St/Victoria Rd. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Thornbury?

The train from Melbourne Central to Thornbury takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.