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

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Bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra Gx322 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Jindabyne Gx200

$67 - $146

Cheapest option

Train, bus V-Line  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
  3. Take the bus from Cooma to Jindabyne 775

$45 - $76

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Bus via Bairnsdale  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
  3. Take the bus from Cooma to Jindabyne 775

$46 - $78

Train XPT, bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Goulburn 624 / ...
  2. Take the train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station 631 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Jindabyne Coach Stop 775

$71 - $179

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Jindabyne 355.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) MEL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Jindabyne

$87 - $308

Fly to Albury, bus, drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Albury (ABX) MEL - ABX
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Jindabyne

$127 - $417

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne is to train and bus which costs $60 - $110 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $440 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Jindabyne. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Jindabyne via Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Jindabyne is 359 km. The road distance is 568.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 28 min and costs $90 - $210.

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It takes approximately 11 h 28 min to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Jindabyne bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, 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 Jindabyne bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Jindabyne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Jindabyne is 568 km. It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to drive from Melbourne to Jindabyne.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne.
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  • Distance: 224.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Jindabyne via Canberra in around 11 h 28 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 13 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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
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 Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$45 - $65
First
$65 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $150
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Bus from Canberra to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$14 - $21
Flexifare
$22 - $35
Bus from Cooma to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $7
Flexifare
$11 - $17
Bus from Canberra Airport to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$14 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $35
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $55
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Murrays Coaches
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 Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Jindabyne Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Stop to Jindabyne Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
Transport NSW
PTV Regional Transit
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Public Transport Victoria

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

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There are 345+ hotels available in Jindabyne. Prices start at $71 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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