There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Thornbury by train, bus, tram, 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.

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Train  •  22 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

Line 251 bus  •  36 min

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

$3

Line 86 tram  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 86 tram from 5-Elizabeth St/Bourke St to 42-Miller St/High St 86

$3

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

$12 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Thornbury 5.7 miles

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

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

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St and arriving at Pender St/Victoria Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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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.

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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 $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, Metropolitan buses operates a bus from Melbourne to Thornbury hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 36 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
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 5-Elizabeth St/Bourke St to 42-Miller St/High St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Bus operators
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St to Pender St/Victoria Rd
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$7
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Thornbury
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$12 - $17
uberX
$12 - $17
UberSELECT
$19 - $26
uberXL
$19 - $26
UberBLACK
$30 - $40
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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