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

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Fly  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mildura (MQL) MEL - MQL

$104 - $228

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Train, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo
  2. Take the bus from Swan Hill to Mildura Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$36 - $51

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Bus V-Line  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$37 - $54

Bus via Horsham  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe80 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura Horsham - Mildura Via Warracknabeal & Ouyen

$39 - $47

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura 328.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura is to bus which costs $50 - $80 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Mildura via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Bendigo Station/Railway Pl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Mildura is 457 km. The road distance is 526.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura is to fly which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $140 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Mildura Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Mildura station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura.
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  • Distance: 285.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Bendigo Station/Railway Pl in around 10 h 2 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

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 Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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 Swan Hill to Mildura
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura is 526 km. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Mildura Airport.

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