There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Bowral 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.

Recommended option

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  3. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station

$84 - $268

Cheapest option

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Wollongong (WOL) MEB - WOL
  2. Take the bus from Albion Park Station, Coach Bay to Bowral Station, Coach Bay

$43 - $281

6 alternative options

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  3. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  4. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station

$72 - $251

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the train from Canberra Station to Bowral Station

$93 - $304

Train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Moss Vale 622 / ...

$56 - $161

Bus, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the train from Canberra Station to Bowral Station 636 / ...

$75 - $125

Bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Goulburn Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Shops And Court House 855 / ...

$52 - $70

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bowral 466.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Bowral is to bus which costs $70 - $95 and takes 11 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Bowral is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $55 - $390.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bowral is 614 km. The road distance is 747 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Melbourne to Bowral, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Bowral. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Bowral St Opp Holmhale St via Goulburn Station and Leighton Gardens, Argyle St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Bowral. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Bowral Station via Moss Vale Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 54 min.

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

XPT operates a train from Melbourne to Bowral twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 9 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Bowral via Goulburn, Goulburn Station, Moss Vale Shops And Court House, and Leighton Gardens, Argyle St in around 11 h 59 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
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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Sydney Trains
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Campbelltown Station to Bowral Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Canberra Station to Bowral Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$18 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Moss Vale
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $70
First
$75 - $100
Sleeper
$140 - $160
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Albion Park Station, Coach Bay to Bowral Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sloane St Opp Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Goulburn Station to Moss Vale Shops And Court House
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
murrays.com.au

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