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There are 10 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Blackall  •  5h

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Blackall (BKQ) MEL - BKQ

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Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Blackall

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Fly to Barcaldine, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Barcaldine (BCI) MEL - BCI
  2. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall

Fly to Charleville, bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Charleville (CTL) MEL - CTL
  2. Take the bus from Charleville to Blackall

Fly to Emerald Airport, fly to Gladstone Airport, fly to Longreach Airport, bus  •  14h 31m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Emerald (EMD) MEL - EMD
  2. Take the plane from Emerald Airport to Gladstone Airport
  3. Take the plane from Gladstone Airport to Longreach Airport
  4. Take the bus from Longreach to Blackall

Train, bus  •  44h 50m

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station 624
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Blackall

Bus via Skybus Coach Terminal/Southern Cross  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Blackall

Night train, train, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the night train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station 622
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Barcaldine
  4. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall

Train, bus via Barcaldine  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station 624
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Barcaldine
  4. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall

Drive  •  19h

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall 1720.9 km

Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall by bus and train

7 Weekly Services
44h 50m Average Duration
$264 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall is to bus which costs $240 - $360 and takes 2 days 1h.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall is to fly which takes 5h and costs $280 - $1,000.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Blackall via Melbourne, Sydney, King George Square, 1F and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Blackall is 1474 km. The road distance is 1720.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall without a car is to train and bus which takes 44h 50m and costs $260 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Melbourne station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall is to fly which takes 5h and costs $280 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus via Skybus Coach Terminal/Southern Cross, which costs $310 - $700 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Blackall Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Blackall station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall.
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  • Distance: 1474.1 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Blackall, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall via Skybus Coach Terminal/Southern Cross, Melbourne, Sydney, King George Square, 1F, Roma Street busway station, and Brisbane in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Newcastle, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Barcaldine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Newcastle, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Adelaide, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Hobart, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Charleville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Charleville via Brisbane, Roma
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Charleville via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Emerald via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Train operators
NSW TrainLink XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $240
NSW TrainLink
Phone
13 22 32
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
13 12 30
Email
customers@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Barcaldine to Blackall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Charleville to Blackall
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Longreach to Blackall
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Blackall
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
busqldoutback.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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service
Other operators
Australia By Seaplane
Phone
+61 419 669 575
Email
info@australiabyseaplane.com.au
Website
australiabyseaplane.com.au
Plane from Emerald Airport to Gladstone Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
australiabyseaplane.com.au
Plane from Gladstone Airport to Longreach Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
australiabyseaplane.com.au

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Blackall is 1h behind Melbourne Airport (MEL). It is currently 7:02 PM in Melbourne Airport (MEL) and 6:02 PM in Blackall.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall is 1721 km. It takes approximately 19h to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Blackall.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Blackall Airport.

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