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Station Street, Box Hill

Box Hill is in Melbourne Eastern suburbs 14 km east of Melbourne cbd. Box Hill is a busy place, similar in ways to being in Melbourne City. There are many shops, especially in the train station and getting essentials from Box Hill will not be a problem.


In 2016, Box Hill had a population of 11,395. It is included in the local government area of the City of Whitehorse.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Box Hill is only 25 minutes from Melbourne by train. To use public transport you'll need a Myki card, which costs $6 (or $3 for children/concession) from post offices, milk-bars, petrol stations and train stations. Once you have the Myki card it needs to be topped up with money. An adult fee (for one trip) is approximately $3 (it changes frequently) and a child/concession fee is $1.50. The number of stops doesn't change the cost.

  • 1 Box Hill railway station. Box Hill (Q4951548) on Wikidata Box Hill railway station, Melbourne on Wikipedia

By tram or bus[edit]

  • Tram route 109 runs along Whitehorse Road from Port Melbourne via the city.
  • There are V/Line coaches that run from Melbourne (Southern Cross) to Mansfield / Mount Buller. The coach stop is opposite Box Hill Town Hall, on Whitehorse Road.

Get around[edit]



Box Hill Town Hall
  • The Box Hill Hawks are a local Australian rules football club, playing in the Victorian Football League and are based at the Box Hill City Oval. They are affiliated with the Hawthorn Hawks.
  • The Whitehorse Pioneers compete in the Eastern Football League.
  • Box Hill United Soccer Club competes in the National Premier Leagues Victoria 2.
  • Box Hill has an 18-hole golf course, located at 202 Station Street.


Box Hill has shops along Station Street and Whitehorse Road, and a shopping centre, Centro Box Hill, which is integrated with a bus interchange and the Box Hill railway station.




  • 1 Motel Maroondah, 768 Whitehorse Rd, +61 3 9899-5555. Straightforward rooms in a laid-back roadside lodging with free Wi-Fi and parking. $72.


Box Hill Hospital serves Box Hill and its surrounding suburbs.


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