There are 4 ways to get from Southbank to Avalon by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Lara Geelong - Melbourne / ...

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Lara Geelong - Melbourne

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southbank to Avalon 36.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Southbank to Avalon 36.2 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Lara. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Lara. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Southbank and Avalon is 53 km. The road distance is 57.9 km.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Avalon without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs .

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The train from Southern Cross to Lara takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Southbank to Avalon bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Southbank to Avalon train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Avalon is to train which takes 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 45 min.

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Southbank to Avalon bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Lara station.

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Southbank to Avalon train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Lara station.

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Map of how to get from Southbank to Avalon.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Southbank, VIC, Australia and Avalon, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Southbank to Avalon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Southbank to Avalon twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 45 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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Lara
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Lara
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Southbank to Avalon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Southbank to Avalon is 58 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Southbank to Avalon.

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