There are 6 ways to get from Canberra to Echuca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus V-Line  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Albury Melbourne - Canberra Via Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Echuca Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury / ...

$39 - $54

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Bus, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay 781
  2. Take the train from Yass Junction to Benalla 621 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Benalla to Echuca

$44 - $150

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Albury station Gx233
  2. Take the bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop 741

$50 - $86

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Echuca 362.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Melbourne, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Melbourne (MEL) CBR - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca

$75 - $270

Fly to Albury, train, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Albury (ABX) CBR - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Benalla
  3. Take the bus from Benalla to Echuca

$194 - $649

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Canberra to Echuca. However, there are services departing from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave and arriving at Echuca via Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Echuca is 406 km. The road distance is 580.6 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Echuca without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Canberra to Echuca, including transfers.

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Canberra to Echuca bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave station.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Canberra to Echuca bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Echuca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Echuca is 581 km. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Canberra to Echuca.

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Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Echuca. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Echuca.
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  • Distance: 254 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Echuca, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Canberra to Echuca via Albury in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Albury via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Canberra to Albury via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Yass Junction to Benalla
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $30
Sleeper
$85 - $100
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 Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Albury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Echuca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Benalla to Echuca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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 Canberra to Albury station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$27 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55

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