• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 9 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.

Recommended option

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

$49 - $146

8 alternative options

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

$53 - $154

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

$55 - $71

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

$78 - $231

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

$114 - $418

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St

$88 - $299

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train, bus  •  10 h 49 min

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

$100 - $294

Fly Avalon to Orange, bus  •  7 h 51 min

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

$163 - $604

Questions & Answers

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

More details

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Canowindra is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $330 and takes 5 h 52 min.

More details

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.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Melbourne to Canowindra without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $65 - $210.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The quickest flight from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Orange Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

Search flights

Melbourne to Canowindra bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Canowindra is 691 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Melbourne to Canowindra.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Melbourne to Canowindra.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 361.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Orange via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Orange via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Orange via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Melbourne to Orange via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $330
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 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
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
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Orange Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
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
$11 - $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 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 1 to Canowindra Coach Stop, Blatchford St
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

VivaColombia offers flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Orange Airport.

Search flights

There are five+ hotels available in Canowindra. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport is to line 59 tram which takes 37 min and costs $5.

More details