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

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

Fly  •  6 h 49 min

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

$296 - $717

3 alternative options

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

$410 - $963

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

$398 - $923

Drive  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie 1811.9 miles

$250 - $380

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie 4 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
6 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie via Perth
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to 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
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$60
Rail Saver
$90 - $96
Red Service
$105 - $115
Red Premium
$140 - $155
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
$350 - $850
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$353
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Low Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
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 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
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
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is to drive which costs $340 - $500 and takes 32 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Kalgoorlie is to fly which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $380 - $950.

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.

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