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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta 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.

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Fly from Melbourne, train  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Parramatta Station

$77 - $259

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Bus Firefly Express  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta Fe31

$40 - $55

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Bus to Avalon, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD

$62 - $242

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station Gx323 / ...

$72 - $121

Train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...

$62 - $169

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to City of Parramatta 528.1 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta is to bus which costs $60 - $75 and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta is to fly and train which costs $100 - $370 and takes 3h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Parramatta. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to City of Parramatta station. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Parramatta Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 34m.

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The distance between Melbourne and City of Parramatta is 702 km. The road distance is 845 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta without a car is to bus which takes 10h 40m and costs $60 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta, including transfers.

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Melbourne to City of Parramatta bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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Melbourne to City of Parramatta train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta is to bus which takes 10h 40m and costs $60 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $240 and takes 11h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to City of Parramatta.
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  • Distance: 439 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and City of Parramatta, NSW, Australia?

Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to City of Parramatta once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 10h 40m. Alternatively, XPT operates a train from Melbourne to City of Parramatta twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 11h 8m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Parramatta Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$2 - $3
1st Class
$2 - $5
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Skybus
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Melbourne to City of Parramatta bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Parramatta station.

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Melbourne to City of Parramatta train services, operated by XPT, arrive at Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to City of Parramatta is 845 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Melbourne to City of Parramatta.

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

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There are 1935+ hotels available in City of Parramatta. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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