There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train V-Line  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour / ...

$15 - $113

4 alternative options

Train XPT  •  3 h 29 min

  1. 622 / ...

$36 - $124

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Melbourne - Seymour Via Broadmeadows / ...
  2. Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour

$17 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 119 miles

$17 - $25

Fly, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. MEL - ABX

$110 - $485

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Benalla, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. XPT also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla via Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows, and Seymour in around 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $28
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Train from Southern Cross to Benalla
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$25 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Broadmeadows to Seymour
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Seymour to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube, Need to know: Jadrolinija and How to get from London to Edinburgh - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Benalla is 160 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla is to bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $22 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd and arriving at Benalla via Broadmeadows and Seymour. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla, including transfers.