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There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Hyden by plane, bus, night train, train or car

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Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Perth (PER)
  2. Take the bus from Midland Stn Transwa Midland to Transwa Bay Transwa Hyden

Night train, train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Southern Cross to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Sydney Central Station to Perth
  3. Take the bus from Midland Stn Transwa Midland to Transwa Bay Transwa Hyden

Drive

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Hyden

Melbourne to Hyden by night train, train and bus

The journey time between Melbourne and Hyden is around 3 days 21h and covers a distance of around 5223 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 9m. Operated by NSW TrainLink XPT, Journey Beyond - Indian Pacific, Transperth and others, the Melbourne to Hyden service departs from Southern Cross and arrives in Transwa Bay Transwa Hyden. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Services
3 days 21h Average Duration
$955 Cheapest Price
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Melbourne → Hyden
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hyden is 1800 020 080.

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Hyden is to fly and bus which costs $250 - $750 and takes 12h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Hyden is to fly and bus which costs $250 - $750 and takes 12h 48m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Hyden is 2439 km. The road distance is 3263.2 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Hyden without a car is to night train and train and bus which takes 3 days 21h and costs $950 - $4,300.

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It takes approximately 12h 48m to get from Melbourne to Hyden, including transfers.

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

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Hyden is 2h behind Melbourne. It is currently 11:39 PM in Melbourne and 9:39 PM in Hyden.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Hyden is 3263 km. It takes approximately 33h 54m to drive from Melbourne to Hyden.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Hyden.
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  • Distance: 2438.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Hyden. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Perth, take the walk to Airport Dr Perth Airport T1 Terminal, take the line 380 bus to Wright St - Belmont Forum Shopping Ctr, take the line 999 bus to King William St After Hill St, take the walk to Bayswater Stn Platform 2, take the train to Midland Stn Platform 2, take the walk to Midland Stn Transwa Midland, then take the bus to Hyden. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melbourne to Hyden via Central Station, Sydney Central Station, Perth, Perth Stn Platform 8, Midland Stn Platform 2, and Midland Stn Transwa Midland in around 3 days 21h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Perth
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
NSW TrainLink XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Night train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
XPT
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Journey Beyond - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357 (Outside AU +61 8 8213 4401)
Email
sales.enquiries@journeybeyond.com
Website
journeybeyondrail.com.au
Train from Sydney Central Station to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 days 3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$850 - $4,000
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Journey Beyond
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$863
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $2,000
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,500 - $2,100
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,800 - $2,400
GOLD TWIN
$1,600 - $2,600
GOLD SINGLE
$1,400 - $2,400
PLATINUM
$3,200 - $4,000
Bus operators
Transwa
Phone
1300 662 205 (international + 61 8 9326 2600)
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Midland Stn Transwa Midland to Transwa Bay Transwa Hyden
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
TransWA

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