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

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Benalla Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour / ...

$13 - $110

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Euroa Fe31
  2. Take the bus from McGuinness St/Railway St to Benalla Melbourne - Albury Via Seymour

$38 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Benalla 123.4 miles

$17 - $26

Fly, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Benalla

$121 - $497

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Benalla is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Benalla is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs $23 - $35.

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The distance between Melbourne and Benalla is 167 km. The road distance is 197 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Benalla takes 2 h 23 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Benalla. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Benalla via McGuinness St/Railway St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Benalla. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Benalla, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Benalla 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. XPT also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Benalla via Euroa and McGuinness St/Railway St in around 3 h 41 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Benalla
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Benalla
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Train from Albury to Benalla
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$17 - $23
First
$24 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $100
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Euroa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from McGuinness St/Railway St to Benalla
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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