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There are 6 ways to get from Hawker to Melbourne by bus, plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, bus to Whyalla, fly

  1. Take the bus from Hawker to Quorn
  2. Take the bus from Port Augusta to Whyalla
  3. Fly from Whyalla (WYA) to Melbourne (MEL)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hawker to Adelaide
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne

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Bus to Adelaide, fly

  1. Take the bus from Hawker to Adelaide
  2. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Hawker to Adelaide
  2. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross

Bus, train via Bendigo

  1. Take the bus from Hawker to Adelaide
  2. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
  3. Take the train from Bendigo to Southern Cross

Drive

  1. Drive from Hawker to Melbourne

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The cheapest way to get from Hawker to Melbourne is to bus which costs $190 - $210 and takes 19h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Hawker to Melbourne is to bus and fly which takes 10h 13m and costs $210 - $550.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hawker to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Hawker and arriving at Melbourne via Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 7m.

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The distance between Hawker and Melbourne is 889 km. The road distance is 1103.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hawker to Melbourne without a car is to bus and train which takes 18h 30m and costs $240 - $460.

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It takes approximately 9h 9m to get from Hawker to Melbourne, including transfers.

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Hawker to Melbourne bus services, operated by Genesis Transport, depart from Hawker station.

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There is no direct flight from Whyalla Airport to Melbourne Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Hawker to Melbourne bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Melbourne station.

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Melbourne is 30 min ahead of Hawker. It is currently 11:44 PM in Hawker and 12:14 AM in Melbourne.

Map of how to get from Hawker to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 888.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 9m

What companies run services between Hawker, SA, Australia and Melbourne, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Hawker to Melbourne via Adelaide in around 19h 7m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Whyalla to Melbourne via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Whyalla to Melbourne via Adelaide, Canberra
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Whyalla to Melbourne via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Whyalla to Melbourne via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Whyalla to Melbourne via Adelaide, Mildura
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mildura
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
Journey Beyond
Red Standard Readyrail
$100 - $130
Red Standard Everyday
$150 - $190
Red Premium Readyrail
$200 - $250
Red Premium Everyday
$250 - $310
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Bendigo to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$21 - $28
Bus operators
Genesis Transport
Phone
(08) 8552 4000
Email
genesis@genesistransport.com.au
Website
genesistransport.com.au
Bus from Hawker to Quorn
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
genesistransport.com.au
Bus from Hawker to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$138
Schedules at
genesistransport.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$70 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Hawker to Melbourne is 1104 km. It takes approximately 11h 54m to drive from Hawker to Melbourne.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Whyalla Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Melbourne. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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