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

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 to Kalgoorlie, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kalgoorlie (KGI) MEL - KGI
  2. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$329 - $757

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Fly to Perth, train  •  10h 48m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Perth (PER) MEL - PER
  2. Take the train from Midland Stn Midland 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2

$151 - $238

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Fly to Ravensthorpe, drive  •  11h 23m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ravensthorpe (RVT) MEL - RVT
  2. Drive from Ravensthorpe to Southern Cross Station

$203 - $276

Fly to Leonora, drive  •  13h 54m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Leonora (LNO) MEL - LNO
  2. Drive from Leonora to Southern Cross Station

$235 - $286

Fly to Esperance, bus, train  •  15h 33m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Esperance (EPR) MEL - EPR
  2. Take the bus from Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy To Gibson to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1

$210 - $264

Bus, train  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Perth
  3. Take the train from East Perth Stn East Perth 2 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2

$778 - $1,797

Drive  •  33h 36m

  1. Drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station 1903.1 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is to fly and train which costs $210 - $340 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is to fly and train which costs $460 - $1,100 and takes 7h 14m.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Southern Cross Station is 2438 km. The road distance is 3045 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 21h and costs $1,100 - $2,600.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station is 3045 km. It takes approximately 33h 36m to drive from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station.

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Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Southern Cross Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 1523.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Southern Cross Station, WA, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Southern Cross Station. However, you can fly to Kalgoorlie, take the taxi to Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1, take the train to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1, then take the taxi to Southern Cross Station. Alternatively, you can fly to Perth, take the walk to Fauntleroy Av Before Miller Rd, take the line 935 bus to Wright St - Belmont Forum Shopping Ctr, take the line 999 bus to Coode St Before Mills Av, take the walk to Bayswater Stn Platform 2, take the train to Midland Stn Midland 1, take the train to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2, then take the taxi to Southern Cross Station.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Skippers
Website
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Perth
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Kalgoorlie, Perth
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Brisbane, Perth
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Leonora via Perth, Laverton
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Leonora via Sydney, Perth, Laverton
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Perth
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Canberra, Perth
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Train from Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 1
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
TransWA
Train from Midland Stn Midland 1 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
TransWA
Train from East Perth Stn East Perth 2 to Southern Cross Stn Southern Cross 2
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
TransWA
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$670
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,500
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,600
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy To Gibson to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
TransWA
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120

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