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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne / ...

$18 - $21

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Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St SkyBus
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Geelong Geelong - Melbourne

$19 - $22

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong 52.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong 52.6 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station

$25

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Melbourne Airport to Geelong 52.6 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Geelong via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Geelong is 68 km. The road distance is 84.1 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs $25 - $30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr station.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Geelong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong is 84 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Geelong. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Geelong, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St in around 2 h 31 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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
Skybus
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
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
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 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Geelong
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Melbourne Airport to Geelong
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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