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

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Train, bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Shepparton Melbourne - Shepparton Via Seymour
  2. Take the bus from Shepparton to Visitors Centre/Jondaryan Ave Melbourne - Griffith Via Shepparton

$30 - $42

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Train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Junee 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Junee Station to Griffith Station 641

$51 - $148

Bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Shepparton Melbourne - Barmah Via Heathcote & Shepparton
  2. Take the bus from Shepparton to Visitors Centre/Jondaryan Ave Melbourne - Griffith Via Shepparton

$35 - $50

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Griffith 278.6 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Griffith Station, Coach Bay

$160 - $299

Fly to Narrandera, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Narrandera (NRA) MEL - NRA
  2. Take the train from Narrandera Station to Griffith Station

$156 - $384

Fly to Griffith  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Griffith (GFF) MEL - GFF

$415 - $488

Fly to Albury, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the train from Albury to Junee
  3. Take the train from Junee Station to Griffith Station

$148 - $519

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Griffith is to train and bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Griffith is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Griffith. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Visitors Centre/Jondaryan Ave via Shepparton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Griffith station. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Griffith Station via Junee Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Griffith is 404 km. The road distance is 445.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Griffith without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 20m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Melbourne to Griffith, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Griffith bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne to Griffith train services, operated by XPT, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Griffith is to train which takes 8h 16m and costs $70 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 9h 3m, you could also fly, which costs $550 - $700 and takes 5h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Griffith.
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  • Distance: 252.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

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

You can take a train from Melbourne to Griffith via Junee and Junee Station in around 8h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Griffith via Shepparton in around 9h 3m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Merimbula, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Coffs Harbour, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Sydney, Narrandera
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Newcastle, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Hobart, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
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
Train from Southern Cross to Shepparton
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Junee
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
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transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Train from Albury to Junee
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$19 - $25
First
$27 - $35
Sleeper
$90 - $100
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Junee Station to Griffith Station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$16 - $23
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Narrandera Station to Griffith Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
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 Shepparton to Visitors Centre/Jondaryan Ave
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Shepparton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Griffith Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Melbourne to Griffith bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Visitors Centre/Jondaryan Ave station.

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Melbourne to Griffith train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Griffith Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Griffith is 446 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Melbourne to Griffith.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Wagga Wagga Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Griffith. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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