There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Bega by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly Melbourne to Merimbula  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM

$143 - $383

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Train, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Carp St/Church St Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$40 - $59

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Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, taxi  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  2. Take a taxi from Merimbula Airport to Bega

$184 - $202

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Church St At Carp St

$91 - $309

Fly Melbourne to Moruya, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Moruya (MYA) MEL - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Moruya to Bega

$231 - $461

Bus V-Line  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Carp St/Church St Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale

$41 - $61

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Church St At Carp St 771

$69 - $115

Drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bega 379.4 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Bega. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Carp St/Church St via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bega is 450 km. The road distance is 607 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Bega without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Melbourne to Bega, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Bega bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Bega is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Melbourne to Bega bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Carp St/Church St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Bega is 607 km. It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to drive from Melbourne to Bega.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Bega.
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  • Distance: 281.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Regional Express flies from Melbourne to Bega once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Bega via Bairnsdale in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Moruya via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Church St At Carp St
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Church St At Carp St
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Moruya to Bega
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Carp St/Church St
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$114
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au
Taxi from Merimbula Airport to Bega
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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