Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula by Car or Train

The Mornington Penninsula is a popular getaway destination from Melbourne featuring beaches, cellar doors, artisanal produce, eateries galore, coastal scenery all spread across the towns on the peninsula including Mornington, Mount Martha, Dromana, Rosebud, Rye, Blairgowrie, Sorrento, Portsea, Flinders, Point Leo, Crib Point and beyond.


Getting from Melbourne to Mornington by Car


via the M1

Follow the M1 to Dandenong north and take the exit for the M3/Eastlink and follow it until Carrum Downs where you’ll turn onto the M11/Mornington Peninsula Fwy following that according to your destination.

Journey Time: 55 min
Distance: 72 km


Getting from Melbourne to Mornington by Train


Take the Frankston Train to its terminus Frankston Station from where you can catch local buses according to your final destination. For example, from Frankston train Station

  • if heading to Mornington, Safety Beach, Arthurs Seat, Rosebud, Blairgowrie, Sorrento, Portsea, take the 788 bus
  • If heading down the other side to Crib Point, Shoreham, etc then the 782 bus is useful

for planning routes use the PTV app or website