There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Mildura by plane, train, bus, night 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  •  2 h 34 min

  1. MEL - MQL

$119 - $249

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo
  2. Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$39 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus V-Line  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...
  2. Mildura - Melbourne Via Swan Hill & Bendigo

$41 - $58

Bus PTV Regional Transit  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Fe70
  2. Horsham - Mildura Via Warracknabeal & Ouyen

$42 - $50

Night bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Mildura - Melbourne Via Donald & Ballarat

$40 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. 339.9 miles

$45 - $70

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Regional Express fly from Melbourne to Mildura every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Mildura via Bendigo and Bendigo Station/Railway Pl in around 8 h 32 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Swan Hill to Mildura
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Mildura
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Horsham
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Coach Terminal/24 Roberts Ave to Mildura
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Mildura is 476 km. The road distance is 544 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mildura is to train and bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mildura is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $150 - $330.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Mildura. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Melbourne to Mildura, including transfers.