There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Cessnock by plane, train, 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 Melbourne to Newcastle, train, line 164 bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NTL) MEL - NTL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Maitland Station
  3. Take the line 164 bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Vincent St At Edward St

$69 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Newcastle
  3. Take the bus from Customs House, Stand 4 to Vincent St At Edward St 160

$61 - $87

5 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station
  3. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St

$89 - $276

Fly Avalon to Sydney, train, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station
  3. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St

$74 - $259

Train, bus  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station
  3. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St 163

$75 - $190

Bus, train  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Morisset Station
  3. Take the bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St 163

$91 - $150

Drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cessnock 619.7 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cessnock is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 18 h 8 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Cessnock is to fly and train and line 164 bus which costs $95 - $410 and takes 6 h 32 min.

More details

The distance between Melbourne and Cessnock is 802 km. The road distance is 991.5 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Melbourne to Cessnock, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Cessnock. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Vincent St At Edward St via Sydney and Customs House, Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 8 min.

More details

Map of how to get from Melbourne to Cessnock.
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  • Distance: 501 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Cessnock via Sydney, Newcastle, and Customs House, Stand 4 in around 18 h 8 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
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 Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Maitland Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $6
Train from Central Station to Morisset Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$11 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
Rover Coaches
Phone
(02) 4990 1699
Email
rover@rovercoaches.com.au
Website
rovercoaches.com.au
Bus from Maitland Station, Railway St to Vincent St At Edward St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rovercoaches.com.au
Bus from Morisset Station, Stand C to Vincent St At Edward St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
rovercoaches.com.au
Bus from Customs House, Stand 4 to Vincent St At Edward St
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
rovercoaches.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130
Bus from Sydney to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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