How to get from Melbourne to Birdsville

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Recommended option

Drive  •  32 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Birdsville 1159.7 miles

$160 - $240

Cheapest option

Fly to Osborne Mine, drive  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Osborne Mine (OSO) MEL - OSO
  2. Drive from Osborne Mine to Birdsville

$214 - $324

2 alternative options

Fly to Bedourie, drive  •  4 days 2 h

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Bedourie (BEU) MEL - BEU
  2. Drive from Bedourie to Birdsville

$250 - $589

Fly to Boulia, drive  •  28 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Boulia (BQL) MEL - BQL
  2. Drive from Boulia to Birdsville

$224 - $294

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

You can drive from Melbourne to Birdsville in around 32 h 3 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Bedourie via Brisbane, Mount Isa, Boulia
Ave. Duration
3 days 21 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Boulia via Brisbane, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
20 h 37 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Boulia via Sydney, Brisbane, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Boulia via Canberra, Brisbane, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Boulia via Toowoomba, Townsville, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Boulia via Brisbane, Townsville, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Boulia via Sydney, Townsville, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Melbourne to Osborne Mine via Townsville
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Flights from Melbourne to Osborne Mine via Brisbane, Townsville
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Osborne Mine via Toowoomba, Townsville
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Osborne Mine via Cairns, Townsville
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Osborne Mine via Sydney, Townsville
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Birdsville is 1426 km. The road distance is 1855 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Birdsville is to drive which costs $210 - $320 and takes 32 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Birdsville is to fly and drive which takes 27 h 28 min and costs $280 - $430.

It takes approximately 32 h 3 min to drive 1855.5 km from Melbourne to Birdsville.