There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Bombala by plane, taxi, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Melbourne to Merimbula, taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM
  2. Take a taxi from Merimbula to Bombala

$273 - $553

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to War Memorial/Monaro Hwy Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$35 - $49

4 alternative options

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, taxi  •  2 h 31 min

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

$272 - $317

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to War Memorial/Monaro Hwy

$86 - $292

Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to War Memorial/Monaro Hwy Canberra - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale / ...

$37 - $51

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bombala 331.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Bombala is to train and bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Bombala is to fly and taxi which costs $370 - $430 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bombala is 391 km. The road distance is 530.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Melbourne to Bombala, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Bombala. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at War Memorial/Monaro Hwy via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Bombala via Bairnsdale in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to War Memorial/Monaro Hwy
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to War Memorial/Monaro Hwy
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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
$117
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au
Taxi from Merimbula to Bombala
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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