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

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Fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Perth (PER) MEL - PER

$117 - $199

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Train  •  30 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth Indian Pacific

$479 - $1,112

Bus, train  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide Fe70
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth Indian Pacific

$468 - $1,058

Bus, train via Perth Busport Stands 1-4  •  33 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth Indian Pacific

$480 - $1,082

Drive  •  37 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Fremantle 2148.2 miles

$300 - $450

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Fremantle. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Fremantle Stn Platform 2 via Adelaide Parklands and Perth Stn Platform 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 32 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Fremantle is 2727 km. The road distance is 3437.1 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Fremantle without a car is to train which takes 30 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Melbourne to Fremantle, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Fremantle train services, operated by PTV Overland, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Fremantle is to fly which takes 7 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Perth Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h.

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Fremantle is 2 h behind Melbourne. It is currently 3:00 AM in Melbourne and 12:00 AM in Fremantle.

Melbourne to Fremantle train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, arrive at Perth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Fremantle is 3437 km. It takes approximately 37 h 56 min to drive from Melbourne to Fremantle.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Fremantle.
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  • Distance: 1704.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

Qantas, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Melbourne to Fremantle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Fremantle via Adelaide, Adelaide Parklands, Perth, and Perth Stn Platform 7 in around 30 h 32 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$85 - $90
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $145
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$427
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Perth Airport.

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There are 797+ hotels available in Fremantle. Prices start at $60 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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