There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Culcairn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Culcairn 622 / ...

$30 - $120

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour
  2. Take the bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Culcairn Station, Coach Stop 738 / ...

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Albury Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Culcairn Station, Coach Stop 738 / ...

$31 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Culcairn 225.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Culcairn

$127 - $492

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Culcairn is to train and bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Culcairn is to train which costs $40 - $170 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Culcairn is 302 km. The road distance is 360.4 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Culcairn takes 3 h 44 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Culcairn station. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Culcairn Station, Coach Stop via Albury Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Culcairn. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Albury Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Culcairn.
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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

XPT operates a train from Melbourne to Culcairn twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Culcairn via Albury and Albury Station, Coach Bay in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $40
First
$40 - $55
Sleeper
$100 - $120
Train from Albury to Culcairn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $95
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$13 - $18
First
$19 - $25
Sleeper
$80 - $95
V-Line
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Albury Station, Coach Bay to Culcairn Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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