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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) by plane, train or bus

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Fly to Khon Kaen  •  15h

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Khon Kaen (KKC) MEL - KKC

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Fly to Udon Thani, train  •  18h 30m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Udon Thani (UTH) MEL - UTH
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

Fly to Vientiane, bus  •  24h 10m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Vientiane (VTE) MEL - VTE
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Khon Kaen

Fly to Ubon, bus  •  22h 33m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ubon (UBP) MEL - UBP
  2. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Khon Kaen

Fly to Loei, bus, Local Bus  •  24h 3m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Loei (LOE) MEL - LOE
  2. Take the bus from Loei to Udon Thani
  3. Take the Local Bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  19h 16m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) MEL - BKK
  2. Take the train from Lak Si to Khon Kaen

Fly to Don Muang, train  •  22h 54m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Don Muang (DMK) MEL - DMK
  2. Take the train from Don Mueang to Khon Kaen

Melbourne (MEL) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flights

The flight time between Melbourne (MEL) and Khon Kaen (KKC) is around 21h 55m and covers a distance of around 7453 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 31m. The fastest flight normally takes 15h. Services are operated by Singapore Airlines, Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Smile and others. Typically 110 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
11h 24m
Layover time:
10h 31m
Total time:
21h 55m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
15h
Flight distance:
7453 km
Flights per week:
110
Cheapest price:
฿7967
Carbon emissions:
1511 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:00
Last flight departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melbourne (MEL) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flight schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly and train which costs $500 - $1,300 and takes 22h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which costs $370 - $1,900 and takes 15h.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 7453 km.

It takes approximately 15h to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Khon Kaen (KKC), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Khon Kaen Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h and has one stopover.

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Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 3h behind Melbourne Airport (MEL). It is currently 8:28 AM in Melbourne Airport (MEL) and 5:28 AM in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).

Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).
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  • Distance: 7452.6 km
  • Duration: 15h

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), Thailand?

Singapore Airlines, Thai Vietjet Air and 11 other airlines fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) hourly.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿16000 - ฿38000
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿24000 - ฿55000
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Sydney, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿28000 - ฿75000
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿20000 - ฿120000
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿35000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Taiwan Taoyuan, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
฿70000 - ฿110000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿42000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿75000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
25h 42m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿60000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Hong Kong, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
฿19000 - ฿65000
Flights from Melbourne to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿41000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿9500 - ฿55000
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Sydney, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿35000
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿9000 - ฿45000
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿24000 - ฿55000
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Singapore Changi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿65000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿60000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿42000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿55000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿9500 - ฿55000
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Taiwan Taoyuan, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
฿32000 - ฿48000
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Singapore Changi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿60000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Taiwan Taoyuan, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
฿36000 - ฿55000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
฿48000 - ฿75000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
฿31000 - ฿110000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Udon Thani via Taiwan Taoyuan, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
฿46000 - ฿70000
Flights from Melbourne to Ubon via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿55000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿17000 - ฿39000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿12000 - ฿65000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Singapore Changi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Phuket
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿70000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Sydney, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿28000 - ฿75000
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿20000 - ฿120000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿75000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿12000 - ฿65000
Flights from Melbourne to Loei via Hong Kong, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
฿19000 - ฿65000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿60000
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Singapore Changi, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿80000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿41000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿46000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿16000 - ฿38000
Flights from Melbourne to Suvarnabhumi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿37000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿9000 - ฿46000
Flights from Melbourne to Suvarnabhumi via Sydney
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿37000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿18000 - ฿41000
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Perth, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿12000 - ฿30000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Khon Kaen via Phuket
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿9000 - ฿45000
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Vientiane via Guangzhou Baiyun, Kunming
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
฿45000 - ฿150000
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿9000 - ฿46000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Manila
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿60000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Don Muang via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿80000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿65 - ฿1000
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿65 - ฿170
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿260 - ฿360
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1000
Train from Lak Si to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Don Mueang to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿140 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿140 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Bus operators
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿500
Schedules at
baolau.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿200 - ฿290
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Loei to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿110 - ฿160
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Local Bus
Bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿120

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