Directions from Melbourne to Lithgow

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Recommended option

Fly Melbourne to Sydney, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) MEL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station

$92 - $279

Cheapest option

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Wollongong (WOL) MEB - WOL
  2. Take the train from Albion Park Station to Central Station
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station

$63 - $310

6 alternative options

Fly Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Orange (OAG) MEB - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde

$82 - $236

Bus to Avalon, fly to Sydney, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Sydney (SYD) AVV - SYD
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station

$80 - $262

Bus  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
  2. Take the bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 724
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St 793
  4. Take the bus from Macquarie St At Kendal St to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde 550

$70 - $92

Train  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station Blue Mountains Line / ...

$79 - $198

Bus, train  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Lithgow Station 427

$93 - $169

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Lithgow 517.1 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Lithgow, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Lithgow via Gundagai, Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, and Macquarie St At Kendal St in around 14 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne to Lithgow via Central Station in around 14 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Avalon to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Jetgo Australia
Website
jetgo.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Wollongong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Orange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Lithgow Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Albion Park Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $85
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Lucknow Coach Stop, Mitchell Hwy to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Macquarie St At Kendal St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Macquarie St At Kendal St to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Gundagai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Lithgow is 672 km. The road distance is 827 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Lithgow is to bus which costs $90 - $130 and takes 14 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Lithgow is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $100 - $320.

No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Lithgow. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Lithgow Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Lithgow. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Lithgow Station, Railway Pde via Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay and Macquarie St At Kendal St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 47 min.

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