There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park by bus, car, train, plane or taxi

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

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Bus, drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Kosciuszko National Park

$42 - $73

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Train, bus, drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury 622 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Snow White Depot/David St to Towong/Murray River Rd
  3. Drive from Towong/Murray River Rd to Kosciuszko National Park

$37 - $136

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
  3. Take the bus from Cooma to Jindabyne 775

$101 - $153

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park 373.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$142 - $383

Fly to Albury, bus, drive  •  8 h 17 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 Kosciuszko National Park

$130 - $421

Fly to Cooma, taxi  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cooma (OOM) MEL - OOM
  2. Take a taxi from Cooma to Kosciuszko National Park

$253 - $523

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Kosciuszko National Park is 357 km. The road distance is 597.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park is 598 km. It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to drive from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park.

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

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There are 323+ hotels available in Kosciuszko National Park. Prices start at $99 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 .

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park.
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  • Distance: 222.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Kosciuszko National Park, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Kosciuszko National Park via Bairnsdale, Centennial Park/Bombala St, Cooma, and Jindabyne in around 12 h 48 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 10 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
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Melbourne to Cooma via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
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

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 Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$26 - $35
First
$35 - $50
Sleeper
$100 - $120
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 Albury
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$25 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
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
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Albury station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
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
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cooma to Kosciuszko National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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