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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Blackall by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Blackall (BKQ)

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Bus via Hornsby

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Blackall

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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 Blackall

Bus

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

Night train, train, bus

  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 Brisbane Roma Street to Barcaldine
  4. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall

Train, bus via Barcaldine

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Barcaldine
  4. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Blackall

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Blackall

Melbourne to Blackall by train and bus

7 Weekly Services
43h 59m Average Duration
$263 Cheapest Price
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Melbourne → Blackall
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blackall is 1800 020 080.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Melbourne to Blackall is to bus via Hornsby, which costs $230 - $350 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Blackall is to fly which costs $300 - $1,000 and takes 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Blackall. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Blackall via Sydney, King George Square, 1E and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Melbourne and Blackall is 1490 km. The road distance is 1727.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Blackall without a car is to train and bus which takes 43h 59m and costs $260 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Melbourne to Blackall, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Blackall is to fly which takes 6h 30m and costs $300 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $290 - $700 and takes 2 days 0h.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Blackall Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Blackall bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Blackall station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Blackall.
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  • Distance: 1489.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Melbourne to Blackall 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Blackall via Sydney, Brisbane, King George Square, 1E, Roma Street busway, platform 1, and Brisbane in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Newcastle, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Blackall via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Train operators
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
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
13 12 30
Email
customers@busqld.com.au
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Blackall
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Barcaldine to Blackall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
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 Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$140 - $210
Advantage
$170 - $250
Premium
$180 - $270
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Hornsby to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Blackall is 1728 km. It takes approximately 19h 11m to drive from Melbourne to Blackall.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Blackall Airport.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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