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There are 9 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS)
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Grafton City South

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Fly to Ballina, bus

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ballina (BNK)
  2. Take the bus from Ballina to Grafton

Fly to Brisbane, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE)
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station

Fly to Armidale, bus, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Armidale (ARM)
  2. Take the bus from Armidale Airport to Urunga
  3. Take the train from Urunga Station to Grafton Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Grafton Station

Bus via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Grafton

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Strathfield Station
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Grafton Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN)

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) is to bus which costs $160 - $210 and takes 23h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) is to fly and bus which takes 5h 11m and costs $200 - $420.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Grafton Airport (GFN) is 1159 km. The road distance is 1429.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) without a car is to train which takes 23h 24m and costs $180 - $400.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) is to train which takes 23h 24m and costs $180 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $210 and takes 23h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) is 1429 km. It takes approximately 14h 57m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN).

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Virgin Australia, Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Coffs Harbour Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Grafton Airport (GFN). Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN).
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  • Distance: 1159.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Grafton Airport (GFN), Australia?

You can take a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) via Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3, Central Station, and Grafton Station in around 23h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Grafton Airport (GFN) via Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, Sydney Rd/Mahoneys Rd, Campbellfield, Sydney, and Grafton City South in around 23h 58m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Hobart, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Train operators
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$35 - $55
First Class
$45 - $75
Train from Urunga Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$20 - $30
First Class
$28 - $40
Train from Central Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$70 - $110
First Class
$95 - $150
Train from Strathfield Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$65 - $100
First Class
$95 - $140
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
Night train from Broadmeadows Station, Platform 3 to Strathfield Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $240
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Sydney to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Ballina to Grafton
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$26 - $40
Advantage
$30 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Bus from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$90 - $140
Advantage
$110 - $160
Premium
$120 - $180
Dorrigo Transit
Phone
(02) 5625 0065
Email
admin@dorrigotransit.com.au
Website
dorrigotransit.com.au
Bus from Armidale Airport to Urunga
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
dorrigotransit.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
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
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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