There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Gundagai by train, bus, car or plane

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Train XPT, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga to Gundagai Fe31 / ...

$41 - $165

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Train V-Line, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Wodonga Albury - Melbourne Via Seymour
  2. Take the bus from Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St Canberra - Melbourne Via Albury

$32 - $45

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai Fe31

$40 - $50

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Gundagai 305.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St

$84 - $300

Fly to Albury, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St

$126 - $442

Fly to Wagga Wagga, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Wagga Wagga (WGA) MEL - WGA
  2. Take the bus from Wagga Wagga to Gundagai

$153 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Gundagai is to train and bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Gundagai is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Melbourne and arriving at Gundagai. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Gundagai is 416 km. The road distance is 488.8 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Gundagai without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $55 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Melbourne to Gundagai, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Gundagai bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Melbourne station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Melbourne to Gundagai bus services, operated by Firefly Express, arrive at Gundagai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Gundagai is 489 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Melbourne to Gundagai.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Gundagai.
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  • Distance: 259.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Gundagai once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Albury
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Wagga Wagga
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
First
$45 - $65
Sleeper
$110 - $130
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 Wodonga
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Wagga Wagga to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
3 h
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 Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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 Wodonga to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Albury to Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Gundagai. Prices start at $100 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 $18.

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