There are 6 ways to get from Perth to Geelong by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly to Melbourne, shuttle  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Melbourne (MEL) PER - MEL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$124 - $200

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Fly to Avalon  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Avalon (AVV) PER - AVV

$191 - $768

Train  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific
  2. Take the train from Adelaide to North Shore Overland

$483 - $1,094

Train, bus  •  33 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  3. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong

$476 - $1,055

Train, bus via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl  •  35 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
  3. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Geelong Station/Railway Tce

$483 - $1,075

Drive  •  37 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Geelong 2120 miles

$300 - $440

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No, there is no direct train from Perth to Geelong. However, there are services departing from Perth and arriving at Geelong via Adelaide and North Shore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 43 min.

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The distance between Perth and Geelong is 2672 km. The road distance is 3392 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Geelong without a car is to train which takes 29 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Perth to Geelong, including transfers.

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Perth to Geelong train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, depart from Perth station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Geelong is to fly which takes 9 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 29 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Perth Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Geelong is 2 h ahead of Perth. It is currently 8:35 AM in Perth and 11:35 AM in Geelong.

Perth to Geelong train services, operated by PTV Overland, arrive at North Shore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Geelong is 3392 km. It takes approximately 37 h 37 min to drive from Perth to Geelong.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Geelong.
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  • Distance: 1670.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Geelong, VIC, Australia?

Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Perth to Geelong hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Perth to Geelong via Adelaide Parklands, Adelaide, and North Shore in around 29 h 43 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Perth to Melbourne via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Perth to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,800
Flights from Perth to Avalon via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,800
Flights from Perth to Avalon via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Perth to Avalon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Perth to Avalon via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Perth to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$428
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to North Shore
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$81 - $86
Red Service
$90 - $100
Red Premium
$125 - $135
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Perth Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Geelong. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 31 min and costs .

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