There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Torquay by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 13 min

  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

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Torquay 58.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  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 train and bus which costs $8 - $15 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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

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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 2 h 13 min and costs $8 - $15.

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

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

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There are 173+ hotels available in Torquay. Prices start at $79 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: 2 h 13 min

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 the taxi to Torquay.

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
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Torquay Holiday Resort/Surf Coast Hwy
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne to Torquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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