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

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Train V-Line  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Benalla Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour / ...

$14 - $113

4 alternative options

Train XPT  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Benalla 622 / ...

$34 - $123

Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadmeadows to Seymour Melbourne - Seymour Via Broadmeadows / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seymour to Benalla Melbourne - Albury Via Seymour

$16 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla 119 miles

$17 - $25

Fly, train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$110 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla is to bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Benalla is 160 km. The road distance is 190.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla, including transfers.

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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 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Albury Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Lonsdale St/Spencer St station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Benalla.
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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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 $11 - $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 41 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

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 Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $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 - $10
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
$20 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $27
First
$28 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Southern Cross to Benalla
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$21 - $28
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $22
First
$23 - $35
Sleeper
$85 - $100
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 Broadmeadows to Seymour
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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