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

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Fly to Armidale, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Armidale (ARM) MEL - ARM
  2. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$174 - $512

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Fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) MEL - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$114 - $414

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Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Tamworth (TMW) MEL - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd

$227 - $381

Fly to Inverell  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Inverell (IVR) MEL - IVR

$179 - $424

Train, bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Armidale Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 337

$120 - $260

Bus, train  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 311

$134 - $213

Bus  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Grafton City South
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd 141

$125 - $161

Drive  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Inverell 790.4 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Inverell. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd via Sydney and Grafton Station, Coach Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 55 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Inverell is 1058 km. The road distance is 1264.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Inverell without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Melbourne to Inverell, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Inverell is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Armidale Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Melbourne to Inverell bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Inverell is 1265 km. It takes approximately 14 h 59 min to drive from Melbourne to Inverell.

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Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Armidale Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Inverell.
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  • Distance: 661.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

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

Qantas, VivaColombia and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Inverell once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Inverell via Sydney, Grafton City South, and Grafton Station, Coach Bay in around 26 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Adelaide, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne to Inverell via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Armidale via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Armidale Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to Inverell Visitor Information Centre, Access Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Grafton City South
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Central Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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