There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Blue Mountains by plane, train, bus or car

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

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Fly from Melbourne, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

$184 - $389

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Bus  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta Fe31

$80 - $101

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Fly from Avalon, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

$169 - $372

Train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station Blue Mountains Line

$169 - $299

Bus, train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station Blue Mountains Line

$147 - $223

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Blue Mountains 536.2 miles

$75 - $110

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The distance between Melbourne and Blue Mountains is 677 km. The road distance is 857.9 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 14 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Melbourne to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Blue Mountains is to train which takes 14 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Blue Mountains is 858 km. It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to drive from Melbourne to Blue Mountains.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 423.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Melbourne to Blue Mountains via Central Station and Wentworth Falls Station in around 14 h 14 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Blue Mountains once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
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 Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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