The suburb consists of a central area along the top of Doncaster Hill, which includes several historical buildings along Doncaster Road, the Westfield Doncaster Shopping Centre and surrounding high-rise apartments, while the rest of the suburb is typical of many of Melbourne's eastern suburbs, with extensive low-density housing.
The suburb of Doncaster is very hilly and due to its location it has panoramic views in every direction with the view to the west through the city stretching out to Bacchus Marsh on a clear day and the Macedon Ranges, to the north the Kinglake Ranges, to the east the Dandenong and Healesville ranges and south across the eastern suburbs to Glen Waverley/Mt Waverley.
Doncaster is 3km from Box Hill railway station its closest and has several direct bus routes to the CBD and has three entrances to the Eastern Freeway in both directions and outside of peak times traveling time to the CBD is approximately 15 mins or 10 mins to Collingwood. There are also two orbital SmartBuses (902 and 903) which travels through Doncaster from Airport West to Chelsea and Altona to Mordialloc respectively.
There are bus routes which take you to the CBD along the Eastern Fwy and along Belmore Rd route via Balwyn and Kew and Doncaster Rd through Kew and Collingwood plus routes to Greensborough and Glen Waverley and Box Hill etc.
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