There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Canowindra by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St 793

$51 - $151

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Train, bus via Albury  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St 793

$55 - $155

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St 793

$57 - $72

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Canowindra 431.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St

$79 - $233

Fly Melbourne to Orange, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Orange (OAG) MEL - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St

$144 - $383

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
  3. Take the bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St

$107 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Canowindra is to bus which costs $75 - $100 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Canowindra is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $320 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Canowindra is 579 km. The road distance is 691 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Melbourne to Canowindra, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Canowindra. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Canowindra via Gundagai, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $55
First
$55 - $70
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110
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 Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Bathurst Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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