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

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Melbourne Central to Thornbury Mernda

$3

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Line 251 bus  •  34 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

$14 - $18

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 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Walk from Melbourne to Thornbury 5.7 miles

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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 every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 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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The distance between Melbourne and Thornbury is 8 km. The road distance is 9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Thornbury without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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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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Melbourne to Thornbury bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, depart from Melbourne Central/Lonsdale St station.

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Melbourne to Thornbury train services, operated by Metro, depart from Melbourne Central station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Thornbury is to train which takes 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 251 bus, which costs and takes 34 min.

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Melbourne to Thornbury bus services, operated by Metropolitan buses, arrive at Pender St/Victoria Rd station.

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Melbourne to Thornbury train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Thornbury station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Thornbury.
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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 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
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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
$6
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
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Thornbury
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$13 - $17
UberX
$13 - $17
Select
$19 - $25
UberXL
$19 - $25
Black
$30 - $40
Taxi from Melbourne to Thornbury
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Thornbury is 9 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Melbourne to Thornbury.

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There are 1901+ hotels available in Thornbury. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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