There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Echuca by bus, train or car

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

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Deniliquin - Melbourne Via Echuca & Heathcote

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Melbourne - Echuca/Moama Via Bendigo or Heathcote

$17 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. 132.5 miles

$18 - $28

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Echuca, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a bus from Melbourne to Echuca once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Echuca once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
V-Line
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Echuca
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Echuca is 187 km. The road distance is 212 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Echuca is to bus which costs $20 - $28 and takes 2 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Echuca is to drive which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $25 - $40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Echuca. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Echuca. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

The bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Echuca takes 2 h 59 min including transfers and departs once daily.