There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne to Loxton by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Information Centre/South Tce to BP Roadhouse/Homburg Tce
  3. Take the bus from Pinnaroo to Loxton

$73 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Tailem Bend
  2. Take the bus from Tailem Bend to Karoonda
  3. Take the bus from Karoonda to Loxton

$50 - $64

5 alternative options

Bus V-Line  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Shell Roadhouse/North Tce
  2. Take the bus from Shell Roadhouse/North Tce to BP Roadhouse/Homburg Tce
  3. Take the bus from Pinnaroo to Loxton

$61 - $87

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Loxton 416.7 miles

$55 - $90

Fly Melbourne to Adelaide, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Kingston-on-Murray

$94 - $292

Fly Melbourne to Mildura, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mildura (MQL) MEL - MQL
  2. Take the bus from Mildura Central SC/Fifteenth St to Ouyen Community Park/Oke St
  3. Take the bus from Ouyen Newsagency/Oke St to BP Pinnaroo/Mallee Hwy
  4. Take the bus from Pinnaroo to Loxton

$121 - $255

Fly Avalon to Adelaide, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Adelaide (ADL) AVV - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Kingston-on-Murray

$114 - $675

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Loxton is to bus which costs $65 - $90 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Loxton is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Loxton. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Loxton via Shell Roadhouse/North Tce and Pinnaroo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 8 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Loxton is 543 km. The road distance is 666.7 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Loxton without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 23 min and costs $95 - $170.

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It takes approximately 13 h 23 min to get from Melbourne to Loxton, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Loxton bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Melbourne to Loxton bus services, operated by LinkSA, arrive at Loxton station.

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Loxton is 30 min behind Melbourne. It is currently 5:01 PM in Melbourne and 4:31 PM in Loxton.

Map of how to get from Melbourne to Loxton.
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  • Distance: 339.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 23 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Loxton, SA, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Loxton via Shell Roadhouse/North Tce, BP Roadhouse/Homburg Tce, and Pinnaroo in around 15 h 8 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Murray Bridge
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$80 - $86
Red Service
$90 - $100
Red Premium
$120 - $135
Bus 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
Bus from Information Centre/South Tce to BP Roadhouse/Homburg Tce
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Shell Roadhouse/North Tce
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Shell Roadhouse/North Tce to BP Roadhouse/Homburg Tce
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
LinkSA
Phone
+61 (0)8 8339 7544
Email
info@linksa.com.au
Website
linksa.com.au
Bus from Pinnaroo to Loxton
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
linksa.com.au
Bus from Tailem Bend to Karoonda
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
linksa.com.au
Bus from Karoonda to Loxton
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
linksa.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Tailem Bend
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Kingston-on-Murray
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Mildura Central SC/Fifteenth St to Ouyen Community Park/Oke St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ouyen Newsagency/Oke St to BP Pinnaroo/Mallee Hwy
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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