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There are 6 ways to get from Mansfield to Armidale by bus, train, plane, taxi 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, train, fly to Armidale  •  8h 23m

  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

$180 - $517

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  5. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$125 - $262

4 alternative options

Bus, train, fly to Tamworth  •  10h 52m

  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 Tamworth (TMW) MEL - TMW
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$252 - $415

Bus, train, fly to Coffs Harbour  •  10h 52m

  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  •  19h 24m

  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 - $361

Drive  •  13h 4m

  1. Drive from Mansfield to Armidale 707.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Mansfield to Armidale is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 13h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Mansfield to Armidale is to bus and train and fly which costs $250 - $750 and takes 8h 23m.

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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 19h 24m and costs $280 - $550.

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

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mansfield to Armidale is 1131 km. It takes approximately 13h 4m 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 48+ hotels available in Armidale. Prices start at $80 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: 8h 23m

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

There is no direct connection from Mansfield to Armidale. However, you can take the bus to Lilydale, take the walk to Lilydale, take the train to Southern Cross, take the walk to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Armidale, then take the taxi to Armidale. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Lilydale, take the walk to Lilydale, take the train to Southern Cross, take the walk to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Tamworth, take the taxi to Tamworth, then take the bus to Armidale.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Hobart, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Merimbula, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Metro
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Lilydale to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Metro
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Benalla to Central Station
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
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
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
New England Coaches
Phone
02 6732 1051
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Armidale
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Other operators
Taxi from Mansfield to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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