There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station by plane, train, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Kalgoorlie, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kalgoorlie (KGI) MEL - KGI
  2. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$330 - $757

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Fly to Perth, train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Perth (PER) MEL - PER
  2. Take the train from Midland Stn Midland 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2

$151 - $238

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Fly to Ravensthorpe, drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ravensthorpe (RVT) MEL - RVT
  2. Drive from Ravensthorpe to Southern Cross Station

$203 - $276

Fly to Esperance, bus, train  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Esperance (EPR) MEL - EPR
  2. Take the bus from Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy To Gibson to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$222 - $291

Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Perth
  3. Take the train from East Perth Stn East Perth 2 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2

$783 - $1,807

Drive  •  33 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station 1903.1 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Southern Cross Station is 2438 km. The road distance is 3045 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is 3045 km. It takes approximately 33 h 36 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Southern Cross Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 1523.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Southern Cross Station, WA, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station. However, you can fly to Kalgoorlie, take the taxi to Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1, take the train to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1, then take the taxi to Southern Cross Station. Alternatively, you can fly to Perth, take the walk to Fauntleroy Av Before Miller Rd, take the line 935 bus to Wright St - Belmont Forum Shopping Ctr, take the line 999 bus to Coode St Before Mills Av, take the walk to Bayswater Stn Platform 2, take the train to Midland Stn Platform 2, take the walk to Midland Stn Midland 1, take the train to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2, then take the taxi to Southern Cross Station.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Alice Springs, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Hobart, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Skippers
Website
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Alice Springs, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Train from Midland Stn Midland 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Train from East Perth Stn East Perth 2 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Book at
Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$674
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,500
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,600
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy To Gibson to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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