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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 12 min

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

$46 - $63

4 alternative options

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

$145 - $153

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

$152 - $163

Bus  •  11 h 18 min

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

$47 - $64

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

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

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mallacoota is to train and bus which costs $60 - $90 and takes 11 h 12 min.

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

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Mallacoota is 432 km. The road distance is 538 km.

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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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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 18 min.

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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 18 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
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
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 Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
$119
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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