There are 9 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.

Recommended option

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

$331 - $758

Cheapest option

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 - $239

7 alternative options

Fly to Ravensthorpe, drive  •  10 h 18 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

$223 - $292

Fly to Laverton, drive  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Laverton (LVO) MEL - LVO
  2. Drive from Laverton to Southern Cross Station

$239 - $301

Train  •  43 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$440 - $968

Bus, train  •  45 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$428 - $916

Bus, train via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St  •  46 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$443 - $941

Drive  •  33 h 36 min

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

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is to fly and train which costs $200 - $330 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is to fly and train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs $440 - $1,100.

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

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

You can take a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross, Adelaide, Adelaide Parklands, Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1, and Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1 in around 43 h 47 min.

Airlines
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
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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
Skippers
Website
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Laverton via Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Laverton via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
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 14 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
$25 - $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
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$88 - $94
Red Service
$100 - $115
Red Premium
$140 - $150
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$345
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $800
Low Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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