There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Merimbula 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 Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the plane from Essendon Airport to Merimbula Airport

$151 - $159

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Melbourne - Bairnsdale Via Traralgon & Sale
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Park St Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$38 - $54

3 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Merimbula  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Merimbula (MIM) MEL - MIM

$143 - $383

Bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon
  2. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Park St Batemans Bay - Melbourne Via Bairnsdale

$39 - $55

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Merimbula 362.3 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Merimbula is to train and bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Merimbula is to fly which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $200 - $220.

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The distance between Melbourne and Merimbula is 449 km. The road distance is 580 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Melbourne to Merimbula, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Merimbula. However, there are services departing from Flinders Street and arriving at Park St via Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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

Free Spirit Airlines flies from Melbourne to Merimbula 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Merimbula via Bairnsdale in around 9 h 28 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 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Park St
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Flinders Street to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
$118
Schedules at
freespiritairlines.com.au

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