There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Cairns, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairns (CNS) MEL - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$135 - $458

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Fly to Townsville, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Townsville (TSV) MEL - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Mission Beach

$176 - $448

Fly to Proserpine, train, bus  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Proserpine (PPP) MEL - PPP
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Cardwell
  3. Take the bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach

$231 - $575

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Central Station 622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully

$340 - $625

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary

$324 - $435

Drive  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mission Beach 1754 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Mission Beach is 2221 km. The road distance is 2806.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach without a car is to train which takes 2 days 0 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach is to train which takes 2 days 0 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Cairns Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Mission Beach is 2806 km. It takes approximately 32 h 35 min to drive from Melbourne to Mission Beach.

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Mission Beach. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach.
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  • Distance: 1388 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 14 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Mission Beach, QLD, Australia?

You can take a train from Melbourne to Mission Beach via Central Station, Brisbane, Brisbane Roma Street, and Tully in around 2 days 0 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Melbourne to Mission Beach via Sydney, Brisbane, and Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Proserpine via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully
Ave. Duration
21 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$263
B-Quick
$145
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 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Cardwell Brasenose Street to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mission / Wongaling Beach Big Cassowary
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$18 - $27
Flexifare
$27 - $40
Bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $17
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Sydney
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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