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There are 9 ways to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Melbourne to Maroochydore  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY) MEL - MCY

$164 - $627

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Night train, train  •  29h 40m

  1. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street station, platform 9 to Landsborough station, platform 1

$141 - $221

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Fly Melbourne to Brisbane, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Brisbane (BNE) MEL - BNE
  2. Take the train from Eagle Junction station, platform 4 to Landsborough station, platform 1

$141 - $404

Fly Melbourne to Gold Coast, shuttle  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gold Coast (OOL) MEL - OOL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Kawana Waters

$171 - $997

Bus to Avalon, fly to Gold Coast, shuttle  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Gold Coast (OOL) AVV - OOL
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Kawana Waters

$171 - $373

Train  •  29h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 624
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Roma Street station, platform 9 to Landsborough station, platform 1

$141 - $221

Bus  •  30h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore

$221 - $453

Bus, train  •  35h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Roma Street station, platform 9 to Landsborough station, platform 1

$160 - $229

Drive  •  19h 42m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland 1751.7 km

$190 - $290

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The cost-effective way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is to night train and train, which costs $140 - $230 and takes 29h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Maroochydore via Sydney, King George Square, 1E and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 38m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Alexandra Headland is 1455 km. The road distance is 1751.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland without a car is to night train and train which takes 29h 40m and costs $140 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Alexandra Headland bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $230 and takes 29h 46m, you could also bus, which costs $220 - $460 and takes 30h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Maroochydore Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Melbourne to Alexandra Headland bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Maroochydore station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland.
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  • Distance: 1455.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Alexandra Headland, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland via Central Station, Brisbane, Roma Street station, platform 9, Landsborough station, platform 1, and Landsborough station in around 29h 46m.

Airlines
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Avalon to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Eagle Junction station, platform 4 to Landsborough station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Train from Roma Street station, platform 9 to Landsborough station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus operators
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Shuttle from Gold Coast Airport (OOL) to Kawana Waters
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Skybus
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
fireflyexpress.com.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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $150
Premium
$140 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $180
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $160
Premium
$160 - $220
Advantage
$170 - $200
Bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$29 - $40
Premium
$29 - $40
Advantage
$28 - $33
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Alexandra Headland is 1h behind Melbourne. It is currently 6:29 AM in Melbourne and 5:29 AM in Alexandra Headland.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is 1752 km. It takes approximately 19h 42m to drive from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland.

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Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Maroochydore Airport.

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There are 450+ hotels available in Alexandra Headland. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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