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There are 6 ways to get from Bendigo to Parkes by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Benalla
  2. Take the train from Benalla to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay 791

$53 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Benalla
  2. Take the bus from Benalla to Wodonga
  3. Take the bus from Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
  4. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  5. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay 791

$50 - $72

4 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bendigo to Parkes 397.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Melbourne, fly to Parkes  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bendigo to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Parkes (PKE) MEL - PKE

$146 - $384

Train to Melbourne, fly to Orange, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bendigo to Southern Cross
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Orange (OAG) MEL - OAG
  3. Take the train from Orange Station to Parkes Station

$264 - $414

Train to Melbourne Essendon Apt, fly to Orange, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bendigo to Sunbury
  2. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  3. Take the train from Orange Station to Parkes Station

$97 - $261

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The cheapest way to get from Bendigo to Parkes is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 13 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bendigo to Parkes is to train and fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bendigo station to Parkes station. However, there are services departing from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl and arriving at Parkes Station, Coach Bay via Benalla, Wodonga, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bendigo and Parkes is 537 km. The road distance is 635.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bendigo to Parkes without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 44 min and costs $70 - $230.

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It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to get from Bendigo to Parkes, including transfers.

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Bendigo to Parkes bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Parkes Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Bendigo to Parkes bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Parkes Station, Coach Bay.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bendigo to Parkes is 635 km. It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to drive from Bendigo to Parkes.

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Map of how to get from Bendigo to Parkes.
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  • Distance: 335.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 44 min

What companies run services between Bendigo, VIC, Australia and Parkes, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Bendigo to Parkes via Benalla, Wodonga, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 13 h 38 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Benalla to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Bendigo to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Bendigo to Sunbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Orange Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$15 - $23
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Benalla
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Benalla to Wodonga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Parkes Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Parkes Airport.

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