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

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Bus, train via Benalla  •  9 h 17 min

  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  •  9 h 55 min

  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  •  11 h 31 min

  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 to Wagga Wagga 728
  4. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop 733

$52 - $105

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Forbes to Echuca 325.4 miles

$45 - $70

Bus to Orange, fly to Melbourne Essendon Apt, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) OAG - MEB
  3. Take the train from Sunbury to Echuca

$83 - $188

Bus, bus to Canberra, fly to Melbourne  •  12 h 17 min

  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

Questions & Answers

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 and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 31 min.

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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 9 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min 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 Orange Airport to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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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 6 h 20 min to drive from Forbes to Echuca.

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VivaColombia offers flights from Orange Airport to Melbourne Essendon Apt 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 Forbes to Echuca.
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  • Distance: 267 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 17 min

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, Gundagai, Wagga Wagga, and Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay in around 11 h 31 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Orange to Melbourne Essendon Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Benalla
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$27 - $40
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Train from Cootamundra to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $20
First
$22 - $28
Sleeper
$80 - $95
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 Sunbury to Echuca
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Echuca Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Forbes Coach Stop to Orange Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Gundagai to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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