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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Melbourne to Merimbula, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd

$140 - $376

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Train, bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$33 - $48

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Fly Melbourne to Moruya, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Moruya (MYA) MEL - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd

$227 - $453

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  2. Drive from Merimbula Airport to Mallacoota

$138 - $146

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd

$144 - $155

Bus  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$34 - $49

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota 336 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota is to train and bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 11 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota is to fly and drive which costs $190 - $210 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Bendigo Bank/Maurice Ave via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Bairnsdale and opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Mallacoota is 432 km. The road distance is 537.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 13 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota, including transfers.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota is 538 km. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota.
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  • Distance: 270.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Bairnsdale, and opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd in around 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Apex Park/Princes Hwy to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$113
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport.

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