There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Eden by plane, 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

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport  •  1 h 48 min

$187 - $206

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$38 - $53

3 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Merimbula  •  4 h 18 min

  1. MEL - MIM

$144 - $384

Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$39 - $54

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. 346.2 miles

$45 - $75

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

Free Spirit Airlines flies from Melbourne to Eden 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Eden via Bairnsdale in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Caltex Service Station/Princes Hwy
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Eden is 444 km. The road distance is 554 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Eden is to train and bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 8 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Eden is to fly which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $240 - $280.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Eden. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Caltex Service Station/Princes Hwy via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Melbourne to Eden, including transfers.