There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadows to Benalla Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour / ...
  2. Drive from Benalla to Mount Buller

$24 - $128

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Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to MMBL Depot/High St Mansfield - Melbourne Via Yea
  2. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Village Centre/Mt Buller Rd Mansfield - Melbourne Via Yea

$28 - $35

Train, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Lilydale
  2. Take the bus from Lilydale to MMBL Depot/High St
  3. Take the bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Village Centre/Mt Buller Rd

$28 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller 153.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller. However, there are services departing from Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr and arriving at Village Centre/Mt Buller Rd via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and MMBL Depot/High St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Mount Buller is 152 km. The road distance is 245.1 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller, including transfers.

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

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Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Village Centre/Mt Buller Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller is 245 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Mount Buller. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller.
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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Mount Buller via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and MMBL Depot/High St in around 6 h 24 min.

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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Broadmeadows to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $27
First
$29 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Lilydale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to MMBL Depot/High St
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from MMBL Depot/High St to Village Centre/Mt Buller Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Lilydale to MMBL Depot/High St
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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