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

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, drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. MEL - GFF

$407 - $473

Cheapest option

Train, bus, drive  •  12 h 18 min

$46 - $69

4 alternative options

Train XPT, bus, drive  •  12 h 13 min

  1. 622 / ...
  2. 717

$65 - $182

Train, drive  •  11 h 46 min

  1. 622 / ...
  2. 641

$66 - $187

Bus, drive  •  15 h 18 min

  1. 724
  2. 717

$86 - $111

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. 342.9 miles

$45 - $75

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hillston. However, you can fly to Griffith then take the drive to Hillston. Alternatively, you can take the line 901 bus to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, take the walk to Broadmeadows, take the train to Cootamundra, take the walk to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, take the bus to Lake Cargelligo Coach Stop, Canada St, then take the drive to Hillston.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
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
$55 - $70
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Train from Broadmeadows to Junee
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $140
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Junee Station to Griffith Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Shepparton
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Lake Cargelligo Coach Stop, Canada St
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Shepparton to Coolabah Café/Bridge Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Hillston is 470 km. The road distance is 549 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hillston is to train and bus and drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 12 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hillston is to fly and drive which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $500 - $650.

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hillston, including transfers.