There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Horsham Nhill - Melbourne Via Ararat & North Shore / ...

$38 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus V-Line  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Melbourne - Ballarat Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave Nhill - Melbourne Via Ararat & Ballarat

$35 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus Firefly Express  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe70

$49 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham 184.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mildura (MQL) MEL - MQL
  2. Take the bus from Post Office/Indi Ave to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave

$124 - $254

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Horsham, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham twice a week. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. PTV Overland also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Ballarat in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
V-Line
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Horsham
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$60
Rail Saver
$59 - $63
Red Service
$53 - $57
Red Premium
$72 - $78
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Post Office/Indi Ave to Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Horsham is 258 km. The road distance is 295 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham is to drive which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $35 - $55.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Horsham, including transfers.