There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly Melbourne to Adelaide, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis

$79 - $446

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Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide Fe70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis Adelaide to Cape Jervis

$60 - $275

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Fly Melbourne to Kingscote, carferry  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kingscote (KGC) MEL - KGC
  2. Take the carferry from Kangaroo Island to Cape Jervis

$492 - $1,543

Fly Avalon to Adelaide, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Adelaide (ADL) AVV - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis

$99 - $829

Train, bus  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis Adelaide to Cape Jervis

$77 - $318

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cape Jervis 502.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Cape Jervis. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Cape Jervis via Adelaide Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Cape Jervis is 659 km. The road distance is 804 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis, including transfers.

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

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

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Melbourne to Cape Jervis bus services, operated by Sealink, arrive at Cape Jervis station.

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Cape Jervis is 30 min behind Melbourne. It is currently 3:22 AM in Melbourne and 2:52 AM in Cape Jervis.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Cape Jervis is 804 km. It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to drive from Melbourne to Cape Jervis.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis.
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  • Distance: 411.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Cape Jervis, SA, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Cape Jervis via 85 Franklin St and Adelaide Central Bus Station in around 14 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kingscote via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
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
$57
Rail Saver
$84 - $90
Red Service
$95 - $110
Red Premium
$130 - $145
Bus operators
Sealink
Phone
+61 13 13 01
Email
bookings@sealink.com.au
Website
sealink.com.au
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $210
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ferry operators
Sealink
Phone
+61 13 13 01
Email
bookings@sealink.com.au
Website
sealink.com.au
Car ferry from Kangaroo Island to Cape Jervis
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34 - $35
Schedules at
sealink.com.au

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