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There are 4 ways to get from Orbost to Dandenong by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Nicholson St/Wolseley St to Bairnsdale Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...
  2. Take the train from Bairnsdale to Dandenong Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$31 - $47

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Bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Nicholson St/Wolseley St to Bairnsdale Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Dandenong Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale

$32 - $47

Bus, train via Traralgon  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Nicholson St/Wolseley St to Traralgon Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...
  2. Take the train from Traralgon to Dandenong Melbourne - Traralgon Via Pakenham, Moe & Morwell / ...

$31 - $44

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Orbost to Dandenong 213.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Orbost to Dandenong is to bus and train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Orbost to Dandenong is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orbost to Dandenong. However, there are services departing from Nicholson St/Wolseley St and arriving at Dandenong via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Orbost and Dandenong is 288 km. The road distance is 342.3 km.

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The best way to get from Orbost to Dandenong without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 26m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Orbost to Dandenong, including transfers.

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Orbost to Dandenong bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Nicholson St/Wolseley St station.

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Orbost to Dandenong bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Dandenong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Orbost to Dandenong is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Orbost to Dandenong.

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There are 455+ hotels available in Dandenong. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 179.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Orbost, VIC, Australia and Dandenong, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Orbost to Dandenong via Bairnsdale in around 5h 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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Bairnsdale to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Train from Traralgon to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus 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
Bus from Nicholson St/Wolseley St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Bairnsdale to Dandenong
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Nicholson St/Wolseley St to Traralgon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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