There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kalgoorlie (KGI) MEL - KGI

$295 - $716

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Train  •  39 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie Indian Pacific

$387 - $908

Bus, train  •  41 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide Fe70 / ...
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie Indian Pacific

$376 - $870

Drive  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie 1811.9 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is to drive which costs $350 - $550 and takes 32 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is to fly which costs $400 - $1,000 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Kalgoorlie via Adelaide Parklands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 10 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Kalgoorlie is 2289 km. The road distance is 2899 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie without a car is to train which takes 39 h 10 min and costs $500 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Kalgoorlie train services, operated by PTV Overland, depart from Southern Cross station.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is to fly which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $400 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,300 and takes 39 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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Kalgoorlie is 2 h behind Melbourne. It is currently 10:38 PM in Melbourne and 8:38 PM in Kalgoorlie.

Map of how to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie.
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  • Distance: 1430.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Adelaide and Adelaide Parklands in around 39 h 10 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$86 - $92
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $150
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$337
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $750
Low Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Melbourne to Kalgoorlie train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, arrive at Kalgoorlie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is 2899 km. It takes approximately 32 h 10 min to drive from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie.

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Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kalgoorlie. Prices start at $83 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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