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

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 14 min

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

$105 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus V-Line  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Bendigo
  2. Take the bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$51 - $74

3 alternative options

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

$52 - $70

Bus via Horsham  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Horsham Fe70
  2. Take the bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura Horsham - Mildura Via Warracknabeal & Ouyen

$53 - $64

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

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

$45 - $70

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 Bendigo and Bendigo Station/Railway Pl in around 8 h 57 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
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Swan Hill to Mildura
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 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 Mildura is 457 km. The road distance is 526 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura is to fly which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $130 - $310.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mildura. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport and arriving at Mildura via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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