Travel from Melbourne to Cootamundra

Bus or train from Melbourne to Cootamundra?

XPT operates a train from Melbourne to Cootamundra twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $150 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Cootamundra via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St in around 8 h 15 min.

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How to get from Melbourne to Cootamundra

ModeDurationPrice
From Southern Cross train to Cootamundra.5 h 45 min$85
From Southern Cross train to Albury then train to Cootamundra.7 h 25 min$83
From Melbourne bus to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St then bus to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay.8 h 15 min$68
From Melbourne drive to Cootamundra.5 h 44 min$75
From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Canberra airport, line 11 bus to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row, then bus to Cootamundra.7 h 21 min$192
From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Albury airport, taxi to Albury, then train to Cootamundra.5 h 54 min$227
From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Wagga Wagga airport, line 965 bus to Wagga Wagga, then train to Cootamundra.6 h 4 min$237
From 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St line 59 tram to Melbourne Essendon Apt airport, fly to Orange airport, taxi to Orange Station, Coach Bay 3, then bus to Cootamundra.7 h 36 min$223
From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Sydney airport, train to Campbelltown, then train to Cootamundra.9 h 5 min$233
From 3-Bourke Street Mall/Elizabeth St line 59 tram to Melbourne Essendon Apt airport, fly to Wollongong airport, bus to Moss Vale, then train to Cootamundra.9 h 10 min$260

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Cootamundra?

The train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Cootamundra?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Cootamundra. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Cootamundra?

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Cootamundra. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

Operators from Melbourne to Cootamundra

OperatorPhoneWebsite
XPTXPT
V-Line1800 800 007V-Line
Firefly Express1300 730 740Firefly Express
Transport NSW131 500Transport NSW
Skybus+61 3 9335 2811Skybus
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
QantasQantas
Tigerair AustraliaTigerair Australia
Transport CanberraTransport Canberra
Regional ExpressRegional Express
Busabout WaggaBusabout Wagga
Yarra TramsYarra Trams
VivaColombiaVivaColombia
JetstarJetstar
Sydney TrainsSydney Trains
Jetgo AustraliaJetgo Australia