There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Broome by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Broome (BME) MEL - BME

$343 - $563

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Katherine
  3. Take the bus from Katherine to Broome

$800 - $1,553

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Broome 3119.7 miles

$440 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Broome is to fly which costs $470 - $800 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Broome is to fly which costs $470 - $800 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Broome is 3125 km. The road distance is 4991.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Broome without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 4 h and costs $1,100 - $2,200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Melbourne to Broome, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Broome Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 35 min.

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Broome is 2 h behind Melbourne. It is currently 11:08 AM in Melbourne and 9:08 AM in Broome.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Broome is 4991 km. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Melbourne to Broome.

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

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There are 48+ hotels available in Broome. Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Broome.
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  • Distance: 1952.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Broome, WA, Australia?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Broome 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Broome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Broome via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Broome via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$87 - $92
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $150
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Katherine
Ave. Duration
44 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$610
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,121
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,198
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,415
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.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Katherine to Broome
Ave. Duration
19 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $200
Flexifare
$160 - $230

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $18.

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