There are 6 ways to get from Southbank to Essendon by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Moonee Ponds Craigieburn

$3

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Line 951 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 951 bus from Bond St/Flinders St to Moonee Ponds Interchange/Mt Alexander Rd 951

$3

Line 59 tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 59 tram from 1-Flinders Street to 32-Moonee Ponds Junction/Pascoe Vale Rd 59

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southbank to Essendon 5.5 miles

$14 - $17

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Southbank to Essendon 5.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southbank to Essendon 5.5 miles

$13 - $17

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bond St/Flinders St and arriving at Moonee Ponds Interchange/Mt Alexander Rd. Services depart twice daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Moonee Ponds. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Southbank and Essendon is 8 km. The road distance is 8.7 km.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Essendon without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs .

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The train from Flinders Street to Moonee Ponds takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Southbank to Essendon bus services, operated by PTV Night Network, depart from Bond St/Flinders St station.

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Southbank to Essendon train services, operated by Metro, depart from Flinders Street station.

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The best way to get from Southbank to Essendon is to train which takes 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 951 bus, which costs and takes 23 min.

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Southbank to Essendon bus services, operated by PTV Night Network, arrive at Moonee Ponds Interchange/Mt Alexander Rd station.

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Southbank to Essendon train services, operated by Metro, arrive at Moonee Ponds station.

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Map of how to get from Southbank to Essendon.
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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Metro operates a train from Southbank to Essendon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, PTV Night Network operates a bus from Southbank to Essendon twice daily. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Flinders Street to Moonee Ponds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Yarra Trams
Website
yarratrams.com.au
Tram from 1-Flinders Street to 32-Moonee Ponds Junction/Pascoe Vale Rd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
PTV Night Network
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bond St/Flinders St to Moonee Ponds Interchange/Mt Alexander Rd
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southbank to Essendon
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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uber.com
Assist
$13 - $17
UberX
$13 - $17
Select
$19 - $25
UberXL
$19 - $25
Black
$30 - $40
Taxi from Southbank to Essendon
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Southbank to Essendon is 9 km. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Southbank to Essendon.

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