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

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Fly to Esperance  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Esperance (EPR) MEL - EPR

$193 - $243

4 alternative options

Fly to Kalgoorlie, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kalgoorlie (KGI) MEL - KGI
  2. Take the bus from Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie to Transwa Bay Esperance

$334 - $772

Fly to Ravensthorpe, drive  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ravensthorpe (RVT) MEL - RVT
  2. Drive from Ravensthorpe to Esperance

$200 - $269

Bus, train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Perth
  3. Take the bus from Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Transwa Bay Esperance

$785 - $1,810

Drive  •  31 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Esperance 1813.1 miles

$250 - $380

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The distance between Melbourne and Esperance is 2120 km. The road distance is 2901 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Esperance without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Melbourne to Esperance, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Esperance Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Esperance is 2 h behind Melbourne. It is currently 12:18 PM in Melbourne and 9:18 AM in Esperance.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Esperance is 2901 km. It takes approximately 31 h 57 min to drive from Melbourne to Esperance.

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Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Esperance Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Esperance. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Esperance.
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  • Distance: 1324.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Esperance, WA, Australia?

Jetstar, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Esperance hourly.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Perth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Hobart, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Esperance via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Skippers
Website
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Adelaide, Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Ravensthorpe via Brisbane, Perth
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$670
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,500
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,600
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Armadale Stn Rd Armadale to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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