There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Mallacoota by plane, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport, drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
  2. Drive from Merimbula Airport to Mallacoota

$139 - $147

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$33 - $48

3 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Merimbula, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd

$149 - $394

Bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$34 - $49

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mallacoota 321.4 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mallacoota is to train and bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mallacoota is to fly and drive which costs $190 - $210 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Mallacoota is 422 km. The road distance is 514.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Melbourne to Mallacoota, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Mallacoota. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Bendigo Bank/Maurice Ave via Bairnsdale and opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Mallacoota.
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  • Distance: 264 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Mallacoota, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Melbourne to Mallacoota via Bairnsdale and opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bennet Lane to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to opposite Genoa Hotel/Alexanders Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Free Spirit Airlines
Website
freespiritairlines.com.au
Plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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