There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) MEL - MGB

$144 - $309

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Train, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Ballarat Ballarat - Melbourne Via Melton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East Melbourne - Mt Gambier Via Ballarat & Hamilton

$29 - $39

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Night bus, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat Melbourne - Mildura Via Ballarat & Donald / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East Melbourne - Mt Gambier Via Ballarat & Hamilton

$29 - $40

Train, bus via Warrnambool  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Colac & Geelong
  2. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East Melbourne - Mount Gambier Via Geelong & Warrnambool

$33 - $46

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mount Gambier 275.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier is to train and bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier is to fly which costs $190 - $420 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Mount Gambier. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East via Ballarat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Mount Gambier is 367 km. The road distance is 440.5 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier, including transfers.

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Melbourne to Mount Gambier bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Melbourne to Mount Gambier bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East station.

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Mount Gambier is 30 min behind Melbourne. It is currently 4:11 PM in Melbourne and 3:41 PM in Mount Gambier.

Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Mount Gambier is 440 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Melbourne to Mount Gambier.

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Regional Express offers flights from Melbourne Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier.
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  • Distance: 229.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Mount Gambier, SA, Australia?

Regional Express flies from Melbourne to Mount Gambier 3 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Train operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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