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There are 4 ways to get from Rosebud to Harrietville by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Frankston to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta 624
  3. Take the bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Omeo Primary School/Great Alpine Rd 14
  3. Take the bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd

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Train, bus via Bairnsdale  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Omeo Primary School/Great Alpine Rd 14
  3. Take the bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Rosebud to Harrietville 429.6 km

Rosebud to Harrietville by bus

The bus journey time between Rosebud and Harrietville is around 2 days 17h and covers a distance of around 529 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2 days 8h. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 17h. Operated by Metropolitan buses, V-Line and PTV Regional Transit, the Rosebud to Harrietville bus service departs from Rosebud Village SC/Point Nepean Rd and arrives in Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
9h 10m
Layover time:
2 days 8h
Total time:
2 days 17h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2 days 17h
Bus distance:
529 km
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$37
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:40
Last bus departs at:
16:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rosebud to Harrietville bus schedules

Rosebud → Harrietville
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harrietville is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Harrietville is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Harrietville is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rosebud to Harrietville is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 12h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Rosebud to Harrietville is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rosebud to Harrietville. However, there are services departing from Rosebud Village SC/Point Nepean Rd and arriving at Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd via Frankston, Dandenong, Bairnsdale and Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 25m.

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The distance between Rosebud and Harrietville is 251 km. The road distance is 429.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rosebud to Harrietville without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 14m and costs $50 - $190.

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It takes approximately 10h 14m to get from Rosebud to Harrietville, including transfers.

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Rosebud to Harrietville bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Dandenong station.

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Rosebud to Harrietville bus services, operated by PTV Regional Transit, arrive at Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rosebud to Harrietville is 430 km. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Rosebud to Harrietville.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Harrietville. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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  • Distance: 251 km
  • Duration: 10h 14m

What companies run services between Rosebud, VIC, Australia and Harrietville, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Rosebud to Harrietville via Frankston, Dandenong, Bairnsdale, Omeo Primary School/Great Alpine Rd, and Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd in around 12h 25m.

Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Frankston to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$5
Daily
$9
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$29 - $40
Train from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$30 - $40
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Wangaratta Station, Platform 1
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Website
XPT
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Wangaratta to Alpine Hotel/Anderson St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Bus from Dandenong to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$28 - $40
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Omeo Primary School/Great Alpine Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Bus from Shire Offices/Great Alpine Rd to Pioneer Park/Great Alpine Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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