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

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Fly  •  6h 59m

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

$295 - $716

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Bus, train  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Central Station
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Perth
  3. Take the train from East Perth Stn East Perth 2 to Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 2

$778 - $1,797

Drive  •  32h 10m

  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 $360 - $550 and takes 32h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is to fly which costs $410 - $1,100 and takes 6h 59m.

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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 bus and train which takes 2 days 22h and costs $1,100 - $2,600.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Kalgoorlie Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Kalgoorlie is 3h behind Melbourne. It is currently 6:25 AM in Melbourne and 3:25 AM in Kalgoorlie.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is 2899 km. It takes approximately 32h 10m 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 $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie.
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  • Distance: 1430.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 59m

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.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
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
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$670
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,500
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,600
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,400 - $1,900
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Train from East Perth Stn East Perth 2 to Kalgoorlie Stn Kalgoorlie 2
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
TransWA
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 Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $18.

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