There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Goulburn by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 23 min

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

$50 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Goulburn Fe31

$40 - $55

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Goulburn Station 855

$69 - $111

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Goulburn 417.5 miles

$55 - $90

Fly Melbourne to Canberra, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Goulburn Station

$87 - $290

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  3. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Goulburn Station

$93 - $367

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  3. Take the train from International Airport Station to Campbelltown Station
  4. Take the train from Campbelltown Station to Goulburn Station

$81 - $350

Fly Melbourne to Albury, train  •  8 h 32 min

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

$144 - $527

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Goulburn is to bus which costs $55 - $70 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Goulburn is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $400 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Goulburn is 546 km. The road distance is 668 km.

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The train from Southern Cross to Goulburn takes 8 h 23 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Goulburn. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Goulburn. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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

XPT operates a train from Melbourne to Goulburn twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 23 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Goulburn once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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 Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$70 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Train from Campbelltown to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$20 - $26
First
$28 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Train from Albury to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Sydney Trains
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Campbelltown Station to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Goulburn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au

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