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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo

$144 - $193

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo
  2. Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$38 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. 270.6 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. MEL - MQL

$133 - $269

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Balranald, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Balranald. However, you can take the train to Swan Hill then take the taxi to Balranald. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Balranald via Swan Hill and Post Office/Murray Valley Hwy in around 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Swan Hill to Post Office/Murray Valley Hwy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Mildura Station, Coach Bay to Balranald Coach Stop, Market St
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Other operators
Taxi from Swan Hill to Balranald
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Balranald is 374 km. The road distance is 433 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Balranald is to train and bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Balranald is to drive which takes 4 h 56 min and costs $50 - $75.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Melbourne to Balranald, including transfers.