• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 9 ways to get from Melbourne to Cowra by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St 793

$47 - $143

8 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St 793

$52 - $67

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Cowra 412.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Macquarie St At Kendal St

$86 - $245

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St

$96 - $310

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train, bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
  3. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde to Macquarie St At Kendal St

$102 - $295

Fly Melbourne to Albury, train, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St

$144 - $520

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
  4. Take the bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde to Macquarie St At Kendal St

$87 - $278

Fly Melbourne to Wagga Wagga, train, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA
  2. Take the train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St

$170 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cowra is to bus which costs $70 - $95 and takes 10 h 30 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Cowra is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $350 and takes 6 h 13 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Cowra. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Macquarie St At Kendal St via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

More details

The distance between Melbourne and Cowra is 556 km. The road distance is 659.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Melbourne to Cowra without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 25 min and costs $65 - $210.

More details

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Melbourne to Cowra, including transfers.

More details

Melbourne to Cowra bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

More details

The quickest flight from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Orange Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

Search flights

Melbourne to Cowra bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Macquarie St At Kendal St station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Cowra is 659 km. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Melbourne to Cowra.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Melbourne to Cowra.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 347.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Cowra via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St and Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
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
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Fly Corporate
Website
flycorporate.com.au
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $50
First
$50 - $70
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Wagga Wagga to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $95
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $20
First
$22 - $28
Sleeper
$80 - $95
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$14 - $21
1st Class
$19 - $29
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Orange Station, Coach Bay 3 to Macquarie St At Kendal St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Lithgow Station, Railway Pde to Macquarie St At Kendal St
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
Skybus

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Fly Corporate offers flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport to Orange Airport.

Search flights

There are 13+ hotels available in Cowra. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Essendon Apt Airport is to line 59 tram which takes 37 min and costs $5.

More details