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There are 5 ways to get from Forbes to Echuca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Benalla  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the train from Cootamundra to Benalla 621 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Benalla to Echuca

$48 - $149

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Bus, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the train from Cootamundra to Wagga Wagga 621 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop 733

$55 - $152

Bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St 723
  3. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 728
  4. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop 733

$52 - $75

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Forbes to Echuca 325.4 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
  3. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Melbourne (MEL) CBR - MEL
  4. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca

$99 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Forbes to Echuca is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Forbes to Echuca is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Forbes to Echuca. However, there are services departing from Forbes Coach Stop and arriving at Echuca Coach Stop via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 31m.

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The distance between Forbes and Echuca is 427 km. The road distance is 520.6 km.

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The best way to get from Forbes to Echuca without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 17m and costs $65 - $210.

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It takes approximately 9h 17m to get from Forbes to Echuca, including transfers.

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Forbes to Echuca bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Forbes Coach Stop station.

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

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Forbes to Echuca bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Echuca Coach Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Forbes to Echuca is 521 km. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Forbes to Echuca.

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  • Distance: 267 miles
  • Duration: 9h 17m

What companies run services between Forbes, NSW, Australia and Echuca, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Forbes to Echuca via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay in around 11h 31m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Benalla
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Train from Cootamundra to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $20
First
$22 - $28
Sleeper
$80 - $95
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Benalla to Echuca
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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

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