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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Maroochydore

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

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Fly to Brisbane, train

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue

Night train, train

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

Train, bus via Landsborough station

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1

Bus

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

Bus, train

  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

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland
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The cost-effective way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is to bus and train, which costs $160 - $310 and takes 36h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is to fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 5h 12m.

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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, 1F and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 16m.

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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 train and bus which takes 28h 59m and costs $190 - $420.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Alexandra Headland bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Melbourne station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs $150 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 32h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Maroochydore Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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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 12m

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Alexandra Headland via Sydney, King George Square, 1F, Roma Street busway station, and Brisbane in around 32h 16m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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
Train from Central station, platform 6 to Landsborough station, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
NSW TrainLink XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
NSW TrainLink
Phone
13 22 32
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$95 - $140
First Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Premier Motor Service
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 Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$18 - $27
Advantage
$20 - $29
Premium
$22 - $35
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Campbellfield to Sydney
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Charters
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Premier Charters

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Alexandra Headland is 1h behind Melbourne. It is currently 11:23 PM in Melbourne and 10:23 PM 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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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Maroochydore Airport.

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There are 313+ hotels available in Alexandra Headland. Prices start at $150 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 - $22.

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