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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Albany 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.

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Fly to Albany  •  7h 44m

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

$201 - $265

Cheapest option

Fly to Perth, bus  •  13h 19m

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

$147 - $244

2 alternative options

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 bus from Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Proudlove Pde Albany

$754 - $1,771

Drive  •  36h 38m

  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 - $350 and takes 13h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Albany is to fly which costs $280 - $380 and takes 7h 44m.

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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 2 days 21h and costs $1,000 - $2,500.

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It takes approximately 7h 44m 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 12h 15m and has one stopover.

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Albany is 3h behind Melbourne. It is currently 6:52 PM in Melbourne and 3:52 PM in Albany.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Albany is 3360 km. It takes approximately 36h 38m 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 74+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $81 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: 7h 44m

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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Perth
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Albany via Canberra, Perth
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
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
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 Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Proudlove Pde Albany
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
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
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120

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

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