There are 5 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  •  9 h 43 min

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

$133 - $468

4 alternative options

Fly to Townsville, bus  •  11 h 48 min

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

$178 - $459

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

$358 - $657

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
  2. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cardwell
  4. Take the bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach

$294 - $460

Drive  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mission Beach 1754 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $650 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $650 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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

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It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to get from Melbourne to Mission Beach, including transfers.

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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.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
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 Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Townsville via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $240
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
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 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Hornsby Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
13 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Tully
Ave. Duration
21 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$274
B-Quick
$151
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Cairns to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$12 - $17
Flexifare
$20 - $28
Bus from Townsville to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$29 - $40
Bus from Brisbane to Cardwell
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$140 - $200
Flexifare
$160 - $230
Bus from Cardwell to Mission Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $18
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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