There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis by plane, train, taxi, car ferry, bus 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 Adelaide, train, taxi  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL
  2. Take the train from Adelaide station to Seaford station
  3. Take a taxi from Seaford station to Cape Jervis

$174 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express, taxi  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Encounter Bay Maude St Stop 4
  3. Take a taxi from Encounter Bay Maude St Stop 4 to Cape Jervis

$150 - $180

4 alternative options

Fly to Kingscote, car ferry  •  5 h 10 min

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

$499 - $1,550

Train, taxi  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take a taxi from Seaford station to Cape Jervis

$172 - $253

Bus V-Line, taxi  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Take a taxi from Stop 146 Gulfview Rd - South side to Cape Jervis

$152 - $192

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cape Jervis 502.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis is to fly and car ferry which costs $650 - $2,100 and takes 5 h 10 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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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Melbourne to Cape Jervis, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Cape Jervis. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Adelaide, take the walk to Stop 9B James Schofield Dr - North side, take the bus to Stop E1 Currie St - North side, take the walk to Adelaide station, take the train to Seaford station, then take the taxi to Cape Jervis. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Kingscote, take the taxi to Kangaroo Island, then take the car ferry to Cape Jervis.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kingscote via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
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
Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)
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
$59
Rail Saver
$88 - $94
Red Service
$100 - $115
Red Premium
$140 - $150
Bus operators
V-Line
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
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
LinkSA
Phone
+61 (0)8 8339 7544
Email
info@linksa.com.au
Website
linksa.com.au
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Encounter Bay Maude St Stop 4
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
linksa.com.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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $37
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Seaford station to Cape Jervis
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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