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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Torquay by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Melbourne - Geelong / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy 101 / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy 101 / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Torquay 58.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Torquay 58.7 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Torquay is to night bus and bus which costs $8 - $14 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Torquay is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy via Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Torquay is 81 km. The road distance is 94 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Torquay without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 13m and costs $8 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Melbourne to Torquay, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne to Torquay bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Torquay is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Melbourne to Torquay.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Torquay. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 50.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Torquay. However, you can take the train to Geelong, take the walk to Geelong Station/Railway Tce, then take the bus to Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Torquay via Geelong and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 2h 28m.

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 Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Public Transport Victoria
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 Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Torquay
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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