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

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

Fly to Dubbo  •  3 h 16 min

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

$231 - $237

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 37 min

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

$61 - $178

4 alternative options

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, Coach Bay

$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

$75 - $213

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, Coach Bay 791

$76 - $106

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

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

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is to fly which costs $315 - $330 and takes 3 h 16 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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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo, including transfers.

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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, Coach Bay 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 best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $315 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Dubbo bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Sydney station.

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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 16 min

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

Qantas, Regional Express and three 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
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 Dubbo via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
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
$110 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Parkes via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mudgee via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
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 Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
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 Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $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 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $140
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
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, Coach Bay
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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