There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Cobar by plane, bus, train 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 Dubbo, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Dubbo (DBO) MEL - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St

$268 - $289

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St 589

$86 - $207

5 alternative options

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Dubbo, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Dubbo (DBO) MEB - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St

$95 - $403

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange, train, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  2. Take the train from Orange Station to Dubbo Station
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St

$113 - $293

Bus, train  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Albury station
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St 589

$96 - $231

Train, bus via Central Station  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Dubbo Station 427
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St 589

$130 - $274

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cobar 506.8 miles

$70 - $110

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Cobar. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Dubbo, take the taxi to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, then take the bus to Cobar. Alternatively, you can take the line 59 tram to 50-Cooper St/Keilor Rd, take the walk to Melbourne Essendon Apt airport, fly to Dubbo, take the taxi to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, then take the bus to Cobar.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Wagga Wagga, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Orange Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $20
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Central Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$55 - $75
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Cobar is 707 km. The road distance is 811 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cobar is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 9 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Cobar is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 53 min and costs $120 - $550.

It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to get from Melbourne to Cobar, including transfers.