There are 7 ways to get from Harden to Melbourne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Harden to Southern Cross 621 / ...

$40 - $140

6 alternative options

Train V-Line  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Harden to Albury 621 / ...
  2. Take the train from Albury to Southern Cross Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour

$46 - $141

Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St 723
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai to Melbourne Fe21

$49 - $64

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Harden to Melbourne 362 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Canberra, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Harden Town Coach Stop, Albury St to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
  2. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Melbourne (MEL) CBR - MEL

$85 - $289

Train to Albury, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Harden to Albury
  2. Fly from Albury (ABX) to Melbourne (MEL) ABX - MEL

$141 - $510

Train to Wagga Wagga, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Harden to Wagga Wagga
  2. Fly from Wagga Wagga (WGA) to Melbourne (MEL) WGA - MEL

$166 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Harden to Melbourne is to bus which costs $65 - $90 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harden to Melbourne is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Harden and Melbourne is 474 km. The road distance is 579.2 km.

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The train from Harden to Southern Cross takes 6 h 18 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harden to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Harden Town Coach Stop, Albury St and arriving at Melbourne via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay and Gundagai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harden and arriving at Southern Cross. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Harden, NSW, Australia and Melbourne, VIC, Australia?

XPT operates a train from Harden to Melbourne twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harden to Melbourne via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, and Gundagai in around 10 h 1 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Albury to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
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 Harden to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$55 - $75
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Train from Harden to Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$25 - $35
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Train from Harden to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $24
First
$26 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $105
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 Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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 Harden Town Coach Stop, Albury St to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Gundagai to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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