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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 25 min

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

$69 - $148

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

$46 - $77

5 alternative options

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

$47 - $79

Train XPT, bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Goulburn 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station 635 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Jindabyne Coach Stop 775

$72 - $185

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 Cooma  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cooma (OOM) MEL - OOM

$203 - $458

Questions & Answers

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 which costs $270 - $650 and takes 5 h 11 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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It takes approximately 11 h 25 min to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne, including transfers.

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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 25 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Jindabyne.
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  • Distance: 224.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 25 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 25 min. Alternatively, Regional Express, Virgin Australia and three other airlines fly from Melbourne to Jindabyne every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Albury, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Launceston, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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
V-Line
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
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$70 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Bus from Canberra to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Bus from Cooma to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $17
Bus from Canberra Airport to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$14 - $21
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Jindabyne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
V-Line
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Jindabyne Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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