There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Bundaberg by plane, 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 to Bundaberg  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Bundaberg (BDB) MEL - BDB

$204 - $345

Cheapest option

Bus  •  39 h 19 min

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

$182 - $346

5 alternative options

Fly to Hervey Bay, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Hervey Bay (HVB) MEL - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Bundaberg

$231 - $431

Fly to Gladstone, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Gladstone (GLT) MEL - GLT
  2. Take the train from Gladstone to Bundaberg

$205 - $464

Train  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bundaberg

$196 - $373

Bus, train  •  36 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Heatherbrae
  3. Take the bus from Heatherbrae to Brisbane Roma Street
  4. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bundaberg

$202 - $349

Drive  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Bundaberg 1192.2 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Bundaberg is to drive which costs $230 - $340 and takes 23 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Bundaberg is to fly which costs $280 - $480 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Bundaberg. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Bundaberg via Parramatta Station, Stand A4, Hornsby and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Bundaberg. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Bundaberg via Central Station and Brisbane Roma Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 50 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Bundaberg is 1600 km. The road distance is 1907.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Bundaberg without a car is to train which takes 31 h 50 min and costs $270 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Melbourne to Bundaberg, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Bundaberg bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Bundaberg.
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  • Distance: 1000 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Bundaberg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Central Station, Brisbane, and Brisbane Roma Street in around 31 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Adelaide, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay via Adelaide, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay via Cairns, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Gladstone via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Adelaide, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Bundaberg via Canberra, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Hervey Bay via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Gladstone via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Gladstone to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
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 Hervey Bay - Torquay to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$17 - $25
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130
Bus from Sydney to Heatherbrae
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Bus from Heatherbrae to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $95
Flexifare
$80 - $120
Bus from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65
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
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hornsby to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Bundaberg
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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