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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  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  •  8 h 16 min

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

$51 - $150

Bus V-Line  •  9 h 3 min

  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

Bus Firefly Express  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Fe31
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Griffith Station, Coach Bay 731

$52 - $66

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Griffith 278.6 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Griffith  •  5 h 14 min

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

$415 - $488

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  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  •  7 h 12 min

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

$91 - $244

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 3 min.

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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 8 h 16 min.

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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 7 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min 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 8 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Griffith Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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 8 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Griffith via Shepparton in around 9 h 3 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Melbourne to Griffith via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Narrandera via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
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
2 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Junee
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$35 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Junee Station to Griffith Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Narrandera Station to Griffith Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$7 - $11
1st Class
$9 - $15
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
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Shepparton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay to Griffith Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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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 5 h 11 min to drive from Melbourne to Griffith.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Regional Express offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Griffith Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Griffith. Prices start at $82 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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