There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Mount Gambier 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 40 min

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

$146 - $311

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 26 min

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

$29 - $41

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 40 min

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

$29 - $41

Train, bus via Warrnambool  •  7 h 23 min

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

$33 - $47

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Mount Gambier 275.3 miles

$35 - $60

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
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 Ballarat to Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 - $22
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne and Mount Gambier is 367 km. The road distance is 440 km.

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.

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

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.

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