There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Coonabarabran by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Melbourne to Dubbo, bus  •  7 h 20 min

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

$256 - $268

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Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Dubbo, bus  •  6 h 41 min

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

$64 - $183

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Fly Melbourne to Tamworth, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Tamworth (TMW) MEL - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Coonabarabran Coach Stop

$222 - $375

Train, bus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Coonabarabran Coach Stop 361

$73 - $182

Bus, train via Wagga Wagga  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
  2. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Coonabarabran Coach Stop 361

$88 - $191

Train, bus via Central Station  •  21 h 27 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, Bay 1 to Coonabarabran Coach Stop 361

$112 - $247

Bus Greyhound Australia, train  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Emu Plains Station
  3. Take the train from Emu Plains Station to Lithgow Station
  4. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde to Coonabarabran Coach Stop 547 / ...

$112 - $183

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Coonabarabran 605.5 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Coonabarabran is 827 km. The road distance is 968.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Coonabarabran without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Melbourne to Coonabarabran, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Coonabarabran is 969 km. It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to drive from Melbourne to Coonabarabran.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Dubbo Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Coonabarabran. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Coonabarabran.
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  • Distance: 517.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Coonabarabran. 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, Bay 1, then take the bus to Coonabarabran. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Tamworth, take the taxi to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, then take the bus to Coonabarabran.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 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 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
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
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Dubbo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $20
First
$22 - $28
Sleeper
$80 - $95
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
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Central Station to Emu Plains Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Emu Plains Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $13
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Coonabarabran Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Coonabarabran Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde to Coonabarabran Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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