There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Violet Town by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Violet Town Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Euroa Fe31

$36 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Violet Town 106.5 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Violet Town is to train which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Violet Town is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Violet Town is 147 km. The road distance is 170.4 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Violet Town takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Violet Town. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Violet Town, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Violet Town 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Violet Town once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

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 Violet Town
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Euroa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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