There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Cann River by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to United Roadhouse/Cox St Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale / ...

$29 - $40

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Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to United Roadhouse/Cox St Melbourne - Batemans Bay Via Bairnsdale / ...

$30 - $42

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cann River 277.8 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Merimbula, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to United Roadhouse/Cox St

$151 - $395

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to United Roadhouse/Cox St

$93 - $312

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Cann River. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at United Roadhouse/Cox St via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Cann River is 369 km. The road distance is 444.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Cann River without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Melbourne to Cann River, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Cann River bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Melbourne to Cann River bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at United Roadhouse/Cox St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Cann River is 444 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Melbourne to Cann River.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Merimbula Airport.

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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 Cann River.
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  • Distance: 230.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Cann River, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Cann River via Bairnsdale in around 7 h 3 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

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to United Roadhouse/Cox St
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to United Roadhouse/Cox St
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to United Roadhouse/Cox St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23

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