There are 6 ways to get from Mansfield to Armidale by bus, train, plane, taxi or car

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Bus, train, fly to Armidale  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
  2. Take the train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Armidale (ARM) MEL - ARM

$181 - $517

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Bus  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  3. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  4. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  5. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  6. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$130 - $190

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Bus, train, fly to Coffs Harbour  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
  2. Take the train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
  3. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) MEL - CFS
  4. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale

$140 - $451

Taxi, train  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
  2. Take the train from Benalla to Central Station 622 / ...
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Armidale Station 223

$205 - $356

Bus, train  •  27 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
  4. Take the train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station 223

$142 - $229

Drive  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Mansfield to Armidale 707.1 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mansfield to Armidale. However, there are services departing from MMBL Depot/High St and arriving at Armidale via Melbourne, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Dubbo Station, Bay 1 and Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 33 min.

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The distance between Mansfield and Armidale is 892 km. The road distance is 1131.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mansfield to Armidale without a car is to taxi and train which takes 20 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Mansfield to Armidale, including transfers.

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Mansfield to Armidale bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from MMBL Depot/High St station.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Mansfield to Armidale bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, arrive at Armidale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mansfield to Armidale is 1131 km. It takes approximately 13 h 4 min to drive from Mansfield to Armidale.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mansfield to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 557.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 23 min

What companies run services between Mansfield, VIC, Australia and Armidale, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Mansfield to Armidale via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Melbourne, Gundagai, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Dubbo Station, Bay 1, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Tamworth in around 25 h 33 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Benalla to Central Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Central Station to Fassifern Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $19
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Fassifern Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
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 MMBL Depot/High St to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
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 Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Other operators
Taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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