There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Albany by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Albany  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albany (ALH) MEL - ALH

$201 - $266

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Fly to Perth, bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Perth (PER) MEL - PER
  2. Take the bus from Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Proudlove Pde Albany

$148 - $244

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Bus, train  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Perth
  3. Take the bus from Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Proudlove Pde Albany

$762 - $1,884

Drive  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Albany 2100.2 miles

$290 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Albany is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $340 and takes 13 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Albany is to fly which costs $270 - $370 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Albany is 2434 km. The road distance is 3360.4 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Albany without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 14 h and costs $1,000 - $2,600.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Melbourne to Albany, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Albany is 2 h behind Melbourne. It is currently 7:39 PM in Melbourne and 5:39 PM in Albany.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Albany is 3360 km. It takes approximately 36 h 38 min to drive from Melbourne to Albany.

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

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There are 71+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Albany.
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  • Distance: 1521.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Albany, WA, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Albany hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Canberra, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Brisbane, Perth
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
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 18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$689
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $2,000
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Proudlove Pde Albany
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
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
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $18.

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