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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to Dubbo  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Dubbo (DBO) MEL - DBO

$231 - $237

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Train, bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791

$61 - $168

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Fly to Parkes, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Parkes (PKE) MEL - PKE
  2. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1

$138 - $371

Fly to Mudgee, drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mudgee (DGE) MEL - DGE
  2. Drive from Mudgee to Dubbo

$115 - $245

Bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791

$67 - $89

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo 501.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is to bus which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is to fly which costs $325 - $335 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Dubbo Station, Bay 1 via Melbourne, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Dubbo is 694 km. The road distance is 802.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 38 min and costs $85 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is to fly which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $325 - $335. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Dubbo Station, Bay 1.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo.
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  • Distance: 433.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Dubbo, NSW, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and four other airlines fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Melbourne, Gundagai, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Hobart, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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 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
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is 803 km. It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo.

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

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