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Recommended option

Fly Melbourne to Devonport, drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. MEL - DPO

$122 - $367

Cheapest option

Fly Melbourne to Launceston, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. MEL - LST

$93 - $350

3 alternative options

Fly Essendon Airport to Burnie Airport, drive  •  3 h 4 min

$141 - $151

Fly Melbourne to Burnie, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. MEL - BWT

$251 - $554

Car ferry, taxi  •  12 h 37 min

$248 - $352

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Cradle Mountain, TAS, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Cradle Mountain. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Devonport, then take the drive to Cradle Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Essendon Airport, take the plane to Burnie Airport, then take the drive to Cradle Mountain.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Devonport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Burnie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Bus operators
McDermott's Coaches
Website
mcdermotts.com.au
Bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain Information Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
mcdermotts.com.au
Book at
destinationlaunceston.com.au
Tassielink Transit
Website
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Cornwall Square to Cradle Mountain Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Burnie - Mount St to Murchinson Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Ferry operators
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Burnie Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au
Taxi from Devonport to Cradle Mountain
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Cradle Mountain is 439 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Cradle Mountain is to fly and drive which costs $180 - $210 and takes 3 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Cradle Mountain is to fly and drive which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $180 - $210.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Melbourne to Cradle Mountain, including transfers.